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The Great ELU Tag Clean-up Proposal of 2014

EDIT: So, none of this got done in 2014. Does this mean that we should just give up on tags? Doing almost any of these by hand will annoy people since they would all bump those questions to the top ...
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Can we merge [single-word-requests] and [phrase-requests]?

This is an explicit proposal to merge single-word-requests and phrase-requests but before I actually submit the merge suggestion I want to garner support and/or feedback. What are the tags? Currently, ...
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Should [grammaticality] be a synonym of [grammar]?

grammar is our fourth most used tag and grammaticality is our seventh most used tag. Yet, it would seem to me that they are used interchangeably. I cannot be sure since grammar does not have a tag ...
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Getting our dirty words into one place

Currently we have tags for all of the following: taboo, vulgar, offensive, expletives, obscenity, euphemisms, pejorative, swearing, and insults This is a bit... excessive. So I'm now accepting ...
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Reminder: You can vote on tag synonyms

We currently have 5 tag synonyms submitted that still need votes. Anyone with voting privileges should exercise them! pejorative-language and derogatory Completed. pejorative-language and insults ...
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How about getting rid of the [english] tag?

While we're are at full speed discussing various tags, I would like to bring to everyone's attention that we currently have 15 questions tagged english. I don't think that that tag serves any ...
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Obvious tag synonyms that should be merged in some way

perfect(0 followers, 82 questions) and perfect-aspect (0 followers, 54 questions) should be merged in some way. I'm not sure what it should be named; on the one hand, "perfect" is ambiguous as a tag ...
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What is [tag:senses]?

senses has approximately 9 questions tagged but I have no idea what this tag is for. Is it basically the same as differences? The tag wiki suggests: For questions specifically dealing with the ...
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Proposed tag synonyms for the prepositions tag

I created tag synonym suggestions to map the barely used and completely undescribed tags for,of,by,from, with to our tag prepositions. Its description already includes all the words and there is ...
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"coordinating-conjunctions" and "coordination" tags should be synonymized

coordinating-conjunctions coordination Tag wiki says "Questions about coördinating conjunctions, such as “and”, “but”, “or”, “nor”, and “so”." These seem pretty clearly synonymous. I'd recommend ...
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Synonymize and merge the tags [be] and [to-be]

Can we merge and synonymize the tags be and to-be?
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Could mods catalyze synonym voting?

Previous title: I've just suggested a synonym: [style] -> [writing-style] Here's the link; vote as you please. My only reasoning while choosing which one to keep was that writing-style had 91 ...
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The ghost of "meanning"

The tag synonyms for meaning include meanning (extra n). Should meanning be removed from the list? The tag itself was only used once and was deleted, I believe: Tag deletion request: [meanning].
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