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edit Oscar Wildeisms
The current fashion toward quotes at the start of an article, as I understand it is this: They aren't necessary, two are quite enough, they detract from the resemblance to an encyclopedia if attributed to "That guy" or "Your Mom," and we are frickin' sick of Oscar Wilde unless the quote plays off his gayness or his time spent in Reading Gaol (jail). (As always, those are Rules, and really great writing always overrides the Rules.)
The quotes you have added today are offbeat but not terribly funny--in some cases, quaint and not funny at all--and I'd like it if you reconsidered them. You do understand editing and English and perhaps you could take control of all the initial quotes in those articles, so that they serve as a comedy appetizer for the reader, relevant to the theme of the article, and not just as noise. Thanks in advance!02:51 8-Feb-13
PS--Anonymous users do not get the above courtesy after quotecruft. If the four edits of 22.214.171.124 were you, I apologize; they are now gone. If you restore them, please think about what I have written above.03:14 8-Feb-13
PPS--I see that, overnight, another Admin deleted your Wildeisms anyway. Please learn from the explanation.11:25 8-Feb-13