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Tag synonym request: [computer] → [computing]

I would like to propose synonymizing computer (25 questions) with computing (164 questions). computing Questions about computers, programming and IT.
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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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Lower the requirement for voting on tag synonyms

Problem statement The following text is shown about voting and suggesting tag-synonyms: Users with more than 2500 reputation and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms....
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Let's synonymize "to be" tag with "be" tag. [Completed]

I have suggested to-be be synonymized with be. Related Meta post by @wythagoras: Synonymize and merge the tags [be] and [to-be] https://english.stackexchange.com/tags/be/synonyms (It requires ...
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Tag merge request: [expressions] tag into [phrases] tag

Previously, expression-requests tag was merged into phrase-requests tag. Pertaining Meta post: What are [expression-requests] tag for? In that respect, the expressions tag should be merged into the ...
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Proposed tag synonym: "get-be" as a synonym of "get-passive"

All of the questions with the get-be tag seem to be about the "get-passive" construction. For example, the top-voted question in the "get-be" tag, Why is “to get” sometimes used where “to be” could be ...
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Merge [history] and [historical-change] tags

There are several tags that are associated with the background of a word: [etymology] [origin-unknown] [phrase-origin] [history] [historical-change] But for historical-change, both the definition ...
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What's going on with the "coordinating-conjunctions" and "coordination" tags?

I recently asked a question which I tagged with coordinating-conjunctions. When I posted the question, it was automatically changed to coordination. I subsequently made an edit, but it was ...
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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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Do we really need to distinguish between the tags "countable-nouns" and "uncountable-nouns"?

It seems to me that most of the questions about the one topic will also be related to the other. So why not have a single overarching tag like count-noncount or countability, and make countable-nouns ...
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Can trusted users propose tag-synonyms without the rep requirements?

See Can trusted users be trusted to suggest tag synonyms without a score of 5 in a tag? (on smaller sites, not Stack Overflow). The top answer is: If, on a given site, there's a big problem with ...
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Should Humor and Jokes tags be synonyms?

I was surprised to learn that humor and jokes were not synonyms. Humor Questions about humorous expressions, jokes, puns, etc. 38 questions Jokes For questions about jokes. But be careful, many ...
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Should the typography tag and typesetting tag be merged?

I don’t understand why there is a typesetting tag that is distinct from a typography tag. Is there any good reason for those to be separate? If not, I would like to propose that they please be ...
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