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I was having fun in another stackexchange when I found this sentence :

I wan't a plausible explanation why farmers can't out-compete the hunter gatherers.

Context is here : https://worldbuilding.stackexchange.com/questions/58436/is-it-possible-to-have-a-planet-unsuitable-for-agriculture

But even with the context, I can't figured out what wan't means. Did it means want or want not or both ? Wikitionary and yahoo were no help.

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    It's just a typo. He should have written I want a plausible explanation - same as the first sentence of his question, starting I want to have a planet similar to earth... – FumbleFingers Oct 14 '16 at 13:35
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it's about a typo – FumbleFingers Oct 14 '16 at 13:36
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    @FumbleFingers - it appears to be more than a simple mispelling: Misspelt by confusion with words formed with the enclitic n't. en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/wan%27t – user5267 Oct 14 '16 at 13:37
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    ...note that there are contexts where wan't is a valid "eye dialect" representation of slightly sub-standard enunciation, as in It wan't me! for It wasn't me! = It was not me! (though possibly that's influenced by dialectal It weren't me!). – FumbleFingers Oct 14 '16 at 13:45
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    Wan't : books.google.com/ngrams/… – user5267 Oct 14 '16 at 13:52