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What does (sic) mean?

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December 22, 2014 8:49PM

Not slang, but the Latin word for thus. It is frequently inserted when directly quoting a bit of writing that contains a misspelled word or an error in grammar. It shows that the mistake was in the original written item, and not with the second writer.

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December 22, 2014 8:39PM

SO you you wanna know what [sic] means. So I'll tell you what it means. [Sic] means used in brackets after a copied or quoted word that appears odd or erroneous to show that the word is quoted exactly as it stands in the original, as in a story must hold a child's interest and "enrich his [ sic] life.