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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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A proposed solution to the "grammar" dilemma -- Please contribute your answers to the "what is grammar" post

This is the follow-up of Is This Tag Useful? Episode 1 - The Big Boss (grammar). (i.e. intended to be the community decision on the matter, if people agree with the sentiments of this meta post) TL;DR ...
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Exactly how practical or useful to a learner is marking his/her question as a duplicate of the canonical answer on the perfect?

The question What is the difference between these two sentences (“was created” vs “has been created”)? [duplicate] has been marked as "an exact duplicate" of Canonical Post #2: What is the ...
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Poll: Retag questions with the "grammar" tag, or not?

We've discussed this issue finely in Is This Tag Useful? Episode 1 - The Big Boss (grammar) and A proposed solution to the "grammar" dilemma -- Please contribute your answers to the "...
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Searches for finding questions that need attention

This post is intended to be a place to collect queries to help find questions that could use some attention. Maybe they need another answer, maybe the answers need to be voted on, or maybe the ...
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Consolidated grammar tag discussions and a clean-up proposal

We have fixed more than 332 questions tagged only with grammar - we're down from 1325 to 993. (as of March 19th, 2017) We've probably fixed a lot more than 332, because there are new questions each ...
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Unresolved Proposal List

This is years out of date, but there is some history worth preserving, so I’m not going to delete it. As a step toward ensuring that proposals don't languish in a limbo state where it's not clear ...
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Is This Tag Useful? Episode 2 -- The Twins (usage and meaning)

The argument for getting rid of these tags is going to be much more straightforward. We have tags like phrase-meaning, meaning-in-context, sentence-meaning etc. just like we have the likes of word-...
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What if we write a glossary post for linguistic terms we use in tags?

Last time it became evident to everyone that a big problem in choosing what tags and tag names to use is that linguistic terminology is incomprehensible for a lot of ELLs while simple and ...
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Could we make [grammaticality] a synonym of [grammar]?

I know we don't really like the grammar tag around here. The tag wiki says: This tag is for grammar questions, but only if you're not certain what other tag to use. If possible, tag as tense, verb, ...
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