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MiniNinja
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07:00:48 PM Oct 23rd 2012
I'm not convinced about Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Singh (in Lit). The first book reveals a truth about the blood of all angels, but there is only one archangel that matters to the titles of the later books: the heroine is just an angel. One archangel: archangel's is correct, right?
splitscreen
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03:27:37 PM Dec 16th 2010
These people who keep deleting From Dusk Till Dawn and My Beautiful Laundrette need to be banned or something, especially since it's explained right there on the page. Simply declaring it "not a typo" doesn't make it so, especially when it's explained right there on the page. Especially "hatless" who has done it twice. One person said, "not typos by any stretch of imagination". Um... you don't need an imagination. Till doesn't equal until and laundrette is a misspelling of launderette. You don't even have to look it up. It's right there being explained to you.

Please, at least explain WHY it's not a typo, since there's already an argument explaining why it IS a typo. Don't just say "the sky is green." It's obviously blue.

I love having to come here every day and fix this page because of trolls.

splitscreen
09:55:51 AM Dec 17th 2010
In addition, it may be a deliberate misspelling because the creator doesn't know the difference between Till and Until just like the people who keep vandalizing this page.
SomeGuy
11:34:39 AM Dec 17th 2010
Typos can only be performed in the distribution process because they deviate from the original source work. If the original source work has a typo, then it's an Inherited Illiteracy Title because the distributors are supposed to reprint it typo and all. Hope that helps- I edited the page to make this more clear.
splitscreen
11:55:34 PM Dec 17th 2010
That's all well and good, but that's not why people keep deleting it. They keep deleting it because they think that "till" means "until". They don't think that there's any error at all.
hatless
12:22:44 AM Dec 18th 2010
'Till' is being used to mean 'Until.' Colloquial speech != error != typo.

Please don't use telepathy to determine why I do things.
SomeGuy
12:32:52 PM Dec 21st 2010
Same goes for you. We could have averted a lot of this if you had given a more clear edit reason.
Schrau
04:54:48 AM Dec 15th 2013
"Till" means to prepare ground for sowing seeds, or British English slang for a cash registers. It is not short for "until".

"'Til", one "L", and correctly an apostrophe, is short for "until". Your mileage may vary for the capitalisation of the "T". "'Til" is the the correct spelling, "Till" is a typo for everyone that didn't fail English either side of the Atlantic.
Olimar
05:03:01 PM Feb 7th 2014
Till is the older word, 'until' derived from the Old Norse 'und' and 'till' (deleting 'till's second L, also seen in 'unto'). ''Til' is a misspelling of 'till'. So 'til is wrong and till is right, not the other way around. That is not a typo.
zadignose
10:49:05 PM Mar 13th 2014
Seconding Olimar. The reason "From Dusk Till Dawn" is not a typo can be observed by looking in the Oxford English Dictionary, or ANY reputable dictionary. Till is a word, and it has the same meaning as "until." This is standard English.
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