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    "(2) that there are a variety of climatological, meteorological, astrological, thermological, cosmological, and ecological dynamics that can effect [sic] world weather phenomena "

    Does [sic] in the given context denote
    that "the meaning in the quote has been reproduced verbatim from the original?"

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    Re: [sic]

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post

    "(2) that there are a variety of climatological, meteorological, astrological, thermological, cosmological, and ecological dynamics that can effect [sic] world weather phenomena …"

    Does [sic] in the given context denote
    that "the meaning in the quote has been reproduced verbatim from the original?"
    Yes. The word used should have been "affect" (not "effect") so the writer adds [sic] after the incorrectly spelt word to show that the error was in the original, not a typo made when reproducing it.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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