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The WikiProject U.S. Cities standards might help. [unsigned comment by user:Rambot, 00:28, 28July2003]
I am concerned about the neutrality of this article. It should be written with harder facts and less rumor/speculation/editorial information regarding the city. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Arob22 (talk • contribs) 01:26, 19 September 2007 (UTC)
I see that I made no edits the last time I visited this page. I was very new to en.WP then , and may not have done my first edit yet. The page has come a good way, but still has a lot of issues.
There at one time was an historical marker in Oxford, AL, east of city hall, as I remember, which told the story of the first name: about some hunters who made camp, and left a skillet behind while they hunted or explored. On returning to their campsite, the hunters observed a bear licking out their skillet. Hence the name. This may be hard to document: the classic apocryphal tale. Maybe that is why the story is not in article space. Rags (talk) 08:38, 5 December 2014 (UTC)
- The town may never have been incorporated under the name Lick Skillet, but it seems unlikely that the historical commission would have an expensive sign erected without library research, etc. I am far away, but maybe someone can visit the library...rags (talk) 02:42, 3 May 2018 (UTC)