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Why was 'scientists' changed to 'NASA' without discussion in this ? The wording was chosen deliberately at ITN/C because the announcement was made by a scientist who works at Caltech, not NASA. Change it back please. Modest Genius talk 11:28, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

Perhaps because the article says "... NASA confirmed ...". Art LaPella (talk) 14:55, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
NASA confirmed, they didn't announce. There is an important distinction. I've clarified the wording in the article. Modest Genius talk 17:17, 12 December 2018 (UTC)
Done. Ed [talk] [majestic titan] 06:23, 13 December 2018 (UTC)
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His name is in bold, not the "Dies", which is the part that leads to the relevant article. [Username Needed] 15:27, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

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'Generalissimo' is not a formal translation of any role he ever had, although journalists have used the informal, and nearly always disrespectful, term. In 1936 he was Chairman of Central Executive Committee, Premier of the Republic of China and Chairman of the Military Affairs Commission, probably better summarised in NPOV fashion as 'effective head of state'. Kevin McE (talk) 17:21, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
If reliable sources have used that as a descriptor, then I don't think it's necessarily a problem for us to use it, but I agree that it reads a bit oddly. I would prefer something like "military leader", possibly piped to the Generalissimo article. Vanamonde (talk) 17:55, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
There's nothing disrespectful about the term, and it was used by political and military allies of the Generalissimo at the time. DuncanHill (talk) 21:16, 11 December 2018 (UTC)
Generalissimo is the title used for Chiang Kai-shek by both articles and just about every history of the period I've ever seen. It may not be a direct translation of any Chinese term, but it is nevertheless standard in English. Modest Genius talk 11:32, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

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I have removed the words "second only to the killer whale" from the phrase "It is second only to the killer whale among Antarctica's top predators" in the article, because the cited reference says nothing of the sort. There is no objective scale for measuring predatoriness. Kevin McE (talk) 00:02, 13 December 2018 (UTC)

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