Talk:Deep-fried butter

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GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Deep-fried butter/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: Wilhelmina Will (talk · contribs) 03:50, 8 March 2016 (UTC)

GA criteria[edit]

  • Well written:
  • With the below modifications made, the article satisfies criteria on grammar as well as general layout/structure. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 06:36, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

    (a) the prose is clear, concise, and understandable to an appropriately broad audience; spelling and grammar are correct
    (b) it complies with the manual of style guidelines for lead sections, layout, words to watch, fiction, and list incorporation
  • Verifiable with no original research:
  • No signs of original research. The article cites and makes frequent use of a decent-sized list of reputable sources. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:26, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

    (a) it contains a list of all references (sources of information), presented in accordance with the layout style guideline
    (b) all inline citations are from reliable sources, including those for direct quotations, statistics, published opinion, counter-intuitive or controversial statements that are challenged or likely to be challenged, and contentious material relating to living persons—science-based articles should follow the scientific citation guidelines
    (c) it contains no original research
  • Broad in its coverage:
  • It seems the article covers all relevant aspects of its subject for which verifiable information can be readily obtained. None of the content comes off as non-essential. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:25, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

    (a) it addresses the main aspects of the topic
    (b) it stays focused on the topic without going into unnecessary detail (see summary style)
  • Neutral: it represents viewpoints fairly and without editorial bias, giving due weight to each.
  • The article maintains a neutral tone throughout. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:23, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

  • Stable: it does not change significantly from day to day because of an ongoing edit war or content dispute.
  • Though I only looked as far back as May 2015, the article has been free of content wars/disputes. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:18, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

  • Illustrated, if possible, by media such as images, video, or audio:
  • All images used in this article serve valid illustrative purposes. None of them violate fair use policies, as all are freely licensed. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:16, 16 March 2016 (UTC)

    (a) media are tagged with their copyright statuses, and valid fair use rationales are provided for non-free content
    (b) media are relevant to the topic, and have suitable captions

    Comments[edit]

    • In paragraph 2 of "History", it states, "...the concession stand purveying the dish sold 9,000 orders of the dish..." Is it necessary to say "the dish" again, following "9,000 orders"?
    • Paragraph 1 of "Characteristics" begins, "Deep-fried butter's flavor has been compared to that of French toast, and as like "the most buttery bread you've ever had."[13] It has been described that the butter mostly melts..." Two things about this stretch:
      • The transition from "compared to... French toast" to "and as like..." might flow better if the latter is worded as "also being described as tasting like..." or something to that extent.
      • Where it says, "It has been described that the butter mostly melts...", it might read more easily if this were changed to "It has been stated that the butter mostly melts...", or "The butter has been described as mostly melting...".
        • Good ideas here, which I have incorporated into the article (diff). North America1000 01:52, 22 March 2016 (UTC)
    • In the section on "Fried butter", I was a bit unsure about the line, "... while continuously covering it with an egg yolks...". Either the "an" or the pluralization of "yolk" ought to be dropped, but I can't tell whether the recipe calls for the use of multiple egg yolks or only one. Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 09:40, 16 March 2016 (UTC)
    • I have copy edited the article to address this (diff). The source [1] states that the yolks of two eggs are used, hence plural for "egg yolks". North America1000 01:44, 22 March 2016 (UTC)
    'Bout time I wrapped this up. Yep, looks great now! Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 06:35, 3 April 2016 (UTC)

    Though I can't see myself getting in consuming proximity with the topic any time soon, I'm nonetheless pleased to say its article qualifies as a GA! Herein dwells the greatest dictionary ever composed! (talk) 06:37, 3 April 2016 (UTC)


    Just to check, this article states that a citation is needed for "significant buttery flavor". Given that the item consists of a stick of butter, coated with batter, is it really necessary to require a citation? I mean, it might just be me, but that seems rather obvious to suggest that butter tastes like butter. -E.J.P., 16/06/16 — Preceding unsigned comment added by 62.255.238.82 (talk) 05:05, 16 June 2016 (UTC)