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I hate grammar. People just put it against any old question. Its blurb: This tag is about how the grammar works: different grammatical usages, how they can be used, or what they mean. The first 2 newest grammar questions are about punctuation. The next is about word usage. There are some that seem to fit the the blurb, but it's very general and I don't ...


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Actually, this feature was introduced in 2010: 2010-07-22: "Info" tab of tags, including a tag wiki and a tag synonym proposal system implemented. Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange So it predates the site by two weeks. This site—and its Community user—were created on 2010-08-05. Visibility has also been noted as a problem before, on other sites ...


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I would merge expression-requests into phrase-requests since the latter addresses colloquial phrases. Thus, they are indistinguishable from each other, so we should go with the more popular one. It's a clear distinction from idiom-requests. As it stands in our current taxonomy we are using all the expression tags completely synonymous to phrases. Originally ...


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No, they are as old as the hills. Looking at the history of the single-word-request info page, for example, there is That one is over six years old. It's now at revision 17. These are the pages shown clicking the "Info" link in the tag pop-up, although not every tag has had one written yet:   Perhaps that "info" link needs to be re-worded. I don't ...


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When you edit a tag wiki there is an edit rejection option along the lines of "this edit only describes the topic of the tag and not how it should be used". Blank tag wikis are not considered to be a problem if it is obvious what the tag is for. Tag wikis are needed when a tag title is frequently confused or if the tag has site specific connotations which it ...


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On the whole I don't think there is very much wrong with the tags that we have. However, some of our most widely used tags have a lot of overlap: single-word-requests Seeks advice on a word for a particular situation. phrase-requests, expression-choice and idiom-requests have very similar blurbs, all seeking similar advice but not restricting to a single ...


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Yes, they should be merged (or made into synonyms or whatever the correct terminology is).


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Review Queue Why not try to incentivise the site's user base into fixing this by creating a new review queue and by upping the amount of reputation you get for a successful tag wiki edit? The reason many of these tags are without wikis is due to the fact that they are under-used and some of them might need to be burninated or synonymised. Since there are ...


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I made a blueprint a while back. It can easily be used as copy paste boilerplate. Feel free to use it when tackling the tag wikis.


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I am adding this answer because after seeing the question Is there an expression to describe a situation where someone could have helped you but they didn't? I came away with some confusion over the difference between expression-requests and phrase-requests and questions in my mind whether they were the same--and found this metaquestion & answer, which ...


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I would just go ahead and switch all the singulars to plurals. There aren't that many of them. Eventually it may delete itself once it no longer has any questions that love it anymore. :)


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