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It seems that this is called both the “Scourged Legion” and the “Scoured Legion” in all novels that it is mentioned in. Does anyone know which version is the typo and which is correct? Quin 04:17, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

I don't have the novels, but The Grand History of the Realms says "Scoured Legion" in every instance and "Scourged" does not appear anywhere in that sourcebook, as far as I can tell. —Moviesign (talk) 05:12, March 23, 2014 (UTC)
Movie, Page 29 in the Silver Marches (sourcebook) states, "Scoured Legion" as well. - Darkwynters (talk) 06:28, March 23, 2014 (UTC)
Insurrection introduces them as the "Scourged Legions" with an s (page 8 of MMP edition[1]). The rest of the War of the Spider Queen series also use "Scourged Legion(s)," as far as I recall. In The Gossamer Plain, the text itself uses "Scourged Legion" (page 28) but the back cover reads "Scoured Legion." Based on that and the sourcebooks, I would presume that that "Scoured Legion" is the preferred term and "Scourged Legion" is an alternate spelling/usage (not necessarily a typo, although I'm sure a misreading was originally involved). --Coswig (talk) 22:33, March 23, 2014 (UTC)
I found "Scoured Legion" on page 232 of the Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide, so it looks like they finally settled on the name by 4th edition :P —Moviesign (talk) 00:03, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
I was about to change all occurrences of Scourged -> Scoured but since this is a wide-spread misprint in a number of novels, maybe we should just leave them alone and allow the redirect to guide folks to the correct term. Thoughts? —Moviesign (talk) 00:17, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
I would leave it as it is, utilizing the redirect. I added a note in the article itself to clarify. (I actually tried to make a fancy note like on the Icingdeath page, but I couldn't get the internal citations to work, so it's just a straightforward note.) Maybe we could add an "alias = " parameter to the organization template? I was actually thinking just a few weeks ago that a field for an organization's alias/nickname would be useful, only now I can't remember for which article. Though I suppose it could be used to add "Those Who Harp" as an alias or nickname for the Harpers. --Coswig (talk) 01:11, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
Aha, there is in fact an "aliases =" parameter. Just ignore that last little bit then. --Coswig (talk) 01:21, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
Yes, you cannot put a citation inside a note, since that is just another form of a <ref> tag. I just put the page number and a link to the source in the note, like in Alturiak 16 for example. —Moviesign (talk) 02:05, March 24, 2014 (UTC)
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