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Should the tags 'saying' and 'proverbs' be merged?

I suggest proverb and saying are quite different both in meaning and use. A proverb is typically advice or an old expression of a common truth. If a new phrase were coined, such as "Make America Great"...
Reginald Steggles's user avatar
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Should the tags 'saying' and 'proverbs' be merged?

You're probably right that saying and proverb are probably the same thing and so should be synonymized and merged. Then again, so too is epigram which I bet is my fault although I haven't looked. ...
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Tag solution by voting (tag merge, rename or remove): [terminology] vs. [vocabulary] vs. [technical]

Remove vocabulary tag. Upvote: Yes Downvote: No
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Fix [correlative-comparitives]

Thanks, this should all be fixed now.
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Should the tags 'ambiguity' and 'confusables' be merged?

From my limited experience with these tags, they mean different things. "Confusables" is about words (or other things) that speakers or learners commonly confuse. For example, "what is the ...
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“Style” and “formatting” tags on Meta: synonyms?

Right now, style is a synonym for writing-style, which is the master. Meanwhile, formatting is gone, although format exists and matches 13 questions, mostly closed. One could make formatting the ...
tchrist's user avatar
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Tag solution by voting (tag merge, rename or remove): [terminology] vs. [vocabulary] vs. [technical]

Tags should, as far as possible, be self-explanatory, i.e. it should generally be possible to get a reasonably good idea of what the tag is for just by looking at it, without having to read its ...
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Make "indefinite-articles" a synonym for "indefinite-article"

This has now been done: the master is in the plural for definite-articles and indefinite-articles.
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