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EF: A1021825 Hamburgers in History

Post 1

Milla, h2g2 Operations

It may be so that we have introduced more confusion than was intended. Wikipedia quote us on this.
The name "Otto Kuasw" is in other places on the internet written as "Otto Kuase". I think it would be prudent to at least add that it is likely to be "Otto Krause", and maybe even to update from Kuasw to Kuase

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On Wikipedia I found the wrong name for the inventor of the hambuger:
"Otto Kuasw" instead of "Otto Krause".
Wikipedia-Editors refuse to correct this obvious typo, an refers to the
source, which is yours: https://h2g2.com/edited_entry/A1021825

"Krause" was probably misspelled as "Kuase" (omission of the "r" and
inversion of the letters "a" and "u")
In fact some sources reference "Otto Kuase"...
in a further step the name got mistyped as "Kuasw" (the letter "w" is
near the letter "e" on the keyboard).
See also: https://www.groupon.com/articles/who-invented-the-hamburger
I'm of german motherlanguage and I assure you, that the word "Kuasw" is
unpronouncable and this surname does not exist.

So please correct the text in your source to avoid further spreading
this misinformation.
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EF: A1021825 Hamburgers in History

Post 2

Dmitri Gheorgheni, Post Editor

I would support changing the name to 'Otto Krause'.

1. 'Krause' is a German name. That other thing is not.

2. This article claims the hamburger for Otto Krause:

David Schwoegler, 'Nosh Box: Battle of the Burgers', Alameda Magazine, June 1, 2019

This must be rectified immediately! Heaven forfend we should mislead W*k*p*d**.

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