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Why was the question "Why are English words are so hard to spell?" closed as POB, and how can it be fixed?

The recent question on Why are English words are so hard to spell? was initially closed as being opinion based, which is a little strange. Perhaps people seeing that it could not be answered simply ...
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Why does an edit have to be at least 6 characters? [duplicate]

The 6-character minimum requirement for edits means that you can't fix spelling errors in a post. What is the reasoning behind this?
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Grammatical errors on ELU: “these many votes”

When you click the close link on a question that already has close votes to it, and then hover over the little white number in a red box (in the code, a span with the class bounty-indicator-tab), the ...
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