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Wed 8 Nov 17 #1 
Ruby Franks
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This is a subject in Fact Exact today. I never know when to post if I spot a small typo or similar, but if I leave it a day its more than likely forgotten.

There are 3 entries for the surname Lewis.

Daniel is not a Daniel Day Lewis, he is a Daniel Day-Lewis so should be deleted.

There are entries for both Clive and C.S. Lewis and although the same names appear in different questions in this subject, personally I think Clive is deceptive because although I'd recognise C.S. or Clive Staples as the Narnia author, there isn't a British novelist who is usually know as Clive Lewis, I think the 3 entries need a bit of juggling.

Meanwhile an addition:

Day-Lewis -- Tamasin, Cecil, Daniel -- Foodwriter/chef, British Poet Laureate, actor. Daughter, father, son.

 




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Wed 8 Nov 17 #2 
JMK
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Pared it down to one entry and added Day-Lewis. 

Just post typos in this forum as you've done. There is a corrections thread but it keeps closing when it isn't used.




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Thu 9 Nov 17 #3 
Ruby Franks
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Thanks.

I didn't know there was a difference for Corrections. It was my bad grammar - I meant that if I spot something, I need to post immediately, otherwise I may forget (e.g. I had seen Daniel Day before), but I have a bit of trepidation if its part of a competition that day.




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Thu 9 Nov 17 #4 
JMK
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Yes, that is a bit of a conundrum. 




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Fri 10 Nov 17 #5 
Ruby Franks
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So here's a case in point. I'd seen this one before and forgotten it, so yesterday it was in a brainoff and I wrote a scrappy note to myself (yes, back of an envelope) left it on the kitchen table and a few hours later husband picked it up and said 'Toast of Botswana? Is this a recipe?'

Correction:  Science and Nature - Animal Hybrids - Toast of Botswana.

Toast of Botswana was the name given to one specific animal, a sheep/goat hybrid bred in Botswana. The generic term is geep. So Toast of Botswana needs to become toast and a new entry:

Geep -- Sheep and Goat




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Fri 10 Nov 17 #6 
JMK
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Fixed thanks.




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