sic – Template

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Template {{sic}} placed immediately after a circumstantially correct but unusual spelling or grammatically iffy statement, will add a small but superior note at that point in the text that links to this page.

« The Latin adverb sic ("thus"; in full: sic erat scriptum, "thus was it written") added immediately after a quoted word or phrase (or a longer piece of text), indicates that the quotation has been transcribed exactly as found in the original source, complete with any erroneous or archaic spelling or other nonstandard presentation. » – Wikipedia (source)

Sic, in other words, indicates that the word is a direct retranscription and not the result of a spelling mistake.

Not to be confused with sigh.

This template is used on these pages.



  • incorrect: (Optional) wrongfully spelt term
  • correct: (Optional) correct spelling
Code Result
" we can then use setDammage{{sic}} to..." " we can then use setDammagesic to..."
" we can then use {{sic|setDammage}} to..." " we can then use setDammagesic to..."
"this is a {{sic|nular|nullar}} operator" "this is a nularsic operator"