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Whit is Wikipaedia?[eedit soorce]

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Wikipaedia is aen online free-content encyclopaedie that ye can eedit an contreebute tae. Wikipaedia co-foonder Jimmy Wales haes describit Wikipaedia aes "an effort to create an distribute a multilingual free encyclopedia of the highest quality to every single person on the planet in his or her own language." Wikipaedia exeests tae bring knawledge tae awbodie that seeks it.

Hou dae ye ken gif the information is correct?[eedit soorce]

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Given that oniebodie can eedit onie airticle, it is, o coorse, possible fer biased, oot-o-date, or oncorrect information tae be postit. Houever, acause thaur's sae monie ither fowk readin the airticles an monitorin contreebutions uisin the Recent Chynges page, oncorrect information is uisuallie correctit quickly. Thus, the oweraw accuracie o the encyclopaedia is improivin aw the time. Ye'r encooraged tae help bi correctin airticles, validatin content, an providin uisefu referances.

Whit gif twa fowk eedit the same airticle at the same time?[eedit soorce]

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See Eedit conflict.