how is "(sic)" used


when is it appropriate to use "sic"

asked Nov 21 '13 at 14:05 Kira Baumgardner New member

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You use (sic) within a quotation that has an error in grammar, punctuation, or spelling. This lets the reader know that you realize the mistake but have left the quotation in its original form.

link comment answered Nov 22 '13 at 13:53 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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