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The sign said 'Skool (sic) starts at 9am.'
The (sic) shows that the word 'skool' is incorrectly spelled and you don't want anyone to think that you spelled it wrongly.
D athr of the article knows the mistake he has done but publishes it anyway.... . (sic)
Anonymousathr of the article knows the mistake he has done but publishes it anyway.... . (sic)I disagree.
The author does not consider it a mistake, but fears that others may. He wishes to assure the reader that he wrote this advisedly, or intentionally.
Best regards, - A.
ElenaAnd 'sic' is a Latin word, an adverb. It means 'like that' , 'in that way'
AnonymousDear Elena,Elena's statement is not incorrect, although "sic" is often translated as "thus."
"Vis" is not a Latin word, but a contraction of "videre licet."
It's true that "viz" and "sic" may be used interchangeably in certain cases.