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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query>
    <exturlusage>
      <eu pageid="1421" ns="150" title="Speech:Spring 2014 Joshua Anderson Log" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Main_page" />
      <eu pageid="1971" ns="150" title="Speech:CreateWikiExperiment.pl" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/API:Main_page" />
      <eu pageid="18" ns="12" title="Help:FAQ" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents" />
      <eu pageid="199" ns="102" title="DV Unit CMS:2010 Fall Joe" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting" />
      <eu pageid="1096" ns="2" title="User:Mwy25" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting" />
      <eu pageid="1421" ns="150" title="Speech:Spring 2014 Joshua Anderson Log" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Formatting" />
      <eu pageid="18" ns="12" title="Help:FAQ" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Links" />
      <eu pageid="1421" ns="150" title="Speech:Spring 2014 Joshua Anderson Log" url="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Project:Support_desk#API_Question_-_Create.2FEditing_page_42204" />
    </exturlusage>
  </query>
</api>