Sic is a word used when there is something cringy in an article. It is commonly used when quoting someone.
It means something in Latin, apparently. Alternatively, it
could be is an acronym for "Something is Cringy".
Reason for Use
Sic is used when there is something cringy in an article to show how cringy it is. It is usually shown in brackets because they're lonely.
"Santa Claws[sic] is a human bean[sic[wow 1]] who gives presents to children."See what I mean? Sics can also be used in a reference list to show why they are cringy. [. 1] pages!
- ↑ "Sick" is the correct spelling.