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Template:Anachronism inline

[anachronism]

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Usage [ edit ]

Used to identify a statement that is anachronistic (does not suit the time period in question), such as describing an ancient lawmaker as a "parliamentarian" or a modern record player as a "gramophone".

  • {{Anachronism inline|date=March 2021|reason=It describes a modern record player as a "gramophone".}} produces [anachronism]

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TemplateData [ edit ]

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TemplateData for Anachronism inline

Use this inline template to tag a statement that is anachronistic (does not suit the time period in question).

Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.

Parameter Description Type Status
Month and year date

Month and year of tagging; e.g., 'January 2013', but not 'jan13'

Example
January 2013
Auto value
{{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}
Date suggested
Reason reason

Explanation of why the statement is anachronistic

Example
There were no automobiles in the Eastern Roman Empire.
String suggested

See also [ edit ]

  • {{Anachronism}} – banner version of template for when entire article or section has anachronism problems (e.g. a section improperly analyzing Classical Greek actors as "stars" and the theatre of that era as something akin to Broadway)
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