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The Laitin adverb sic ("thus"; in full: sic erat scriptum, "thus wis it written")[1] insertit immediately efter a quoted wird or passage, indicates that the quoted matter haes been transcribed exactly as foond in the soorce text, complete wi ony erroneous or archaic spellin, surprisin assertion, faulty reasonin, or ither matter that micht itherwise be taken as an error o transcription.

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  1. Footnotes, 1, in opinion of November 15, 2012 in U.S. v. Bryant, Case No. 11-CR-20034. (Federal judge noted using variant spelling of Bryant's given name, "'sic erat scriptum'" in court document.)