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FYI, I noticed this on ELL this morning, and it shows up here as well:

This question doesn't meet a [sic] English Language & Usage Stack Exchange guideline.

This question doesn't meet a [sic] English Language & Usage Stack Exchange guideline.

Eddie Kal has posted on Meta SE about it.

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    I'm guessing it's going to be hard to code "does the next word start with a vowel sound". But perhaps it's per-site modifiable. – Matt E. Эллен Sep 15 at 18:56
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    The current recommendation is to change it to "This question doesn't meet [site name] guidelines". – Davo Sep 15 at 19:10
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    That makes sense. – Matt E. Эллен Sep 15 at 19:16
  • Quick, efficient, and preventing a great deal of embarrassment. – Mary Sep 16 at 1:19
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    Another option would be to change from "a ... guideline" to "one or more ... guidelines." That version would sound better if "doesn't" were changed to "fails to" earlier in the sentence. – Sven Yargs Sep 19 at 1:00
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    @MattE.Эллен If you think that it might be “hard to code ‘Does the next word start with a vowel sound?’ ”, then you may well be delightfully surprised albeït mayhap unastonished to learn of this already coded solution at one’s disposal, along with its underlying implementation, … – tchrist Sep 19 at 14:26
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    @MattE.Эллен … not to mention its historical precursor along with its own respective implementation. My point is that in programming communities where a premium is placed on ɴᴏᴛ generating ungrammatical nonsense by careless programmers deaf to the intricacies and exigencies of English morphophonology, pre-packaged solutions are readily available in plenty—the contrapositive of which is also lamentably true. – tchrist Sep 19 at 14:26
  • @tchrist that's surprising, and pleasing. When I get the chance I'll take a look to see how it's done. – Matt E. Эллен Sep 19 at 18:11
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    Shows how much people actually read those banners! – marcellothearcane Sep 20 at 19:58
  • @tchrist Ah, Perl. Those were happy days... Gazes dreamily into the distance / Notices a certain cookbook on the shelf – Andrew Leach Oct 16 at 14:21

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