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Suggestion: Markup for an incorrect example

The standard practice in linguistics is to distinguish a text being discussed from the actual discussion by putting it in italics: To be or not to be is a conjunction of infinitives acting as an NP. ...
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Guide to formatting ELL answers -- best practices?

In general, don't overuse formatting. If you can make do with a paragraph containing one italicized word and a "short" quote, don't turn it into a bulleted list with bold and italics and superscript ...
4 votes

How do I input symbols from the International Phonetic Alphabet?

Some IPA symbols have HTML entity codes with more or less logical names/abbrevations, so you can type them in plain ASCII: æ becomes æ ð becomes ð ñ becomes ñ But most ...
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3 votes

Mark-down tables fail to display on the English Language Learners Stack Exchange

As you can see at Meta Stack Exchange there have been quite a few reported bugs with table preview, Known issues: if the table contains any tab characters it will render incorrectly. There must be a ...
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Mark-down tables fail to display on the English Language Learners Stack Exchange

A header Another header First row Second row ^That's a table at the top of the edit window^ This is a table with no blank line of text before it: | A header | Another header | | -------- | ---------...
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1 vote

Suggestion: Markup for an incorrect example

I sometimes use images, such as Correct example here: incorrect example here. This practice is very common in the Wikipedia manual of style (MOS) pages. Remember that any markup should produce a ...
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