17 questions linked to/from Is it really pointless to edit questions to use correct English on ELL?
2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection
In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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 ...
Are answers written by AI Chatbots suitable for the site?
Relevant question and answer What is the grammar point that we changed the structure "S + V and V" into the structure "S + V, Ving"? Is an answer written by an AI chatbot, such as ...
Should posts containing abbreviations be edited?
I have come across many posts lately containing abbreviations such as sth, sb/sbd, pls, ur, etc. At first I had no idea what these abbreviations meant (except for pls). I even posted a comment on the ...
Proposal to merge ELL and ELU
Over the past few years, I have spent some time on ELU and ELL. (I deleted several accounts, so my current account is very new, in case you are wondering.) I understand that ELL was formed because of ...
I want to talk about some recent corrections
One of my questions has recently been edited and I’d like to know why “is gone” is used was changed to “is gone” used, in fact people use that thing rather than is gone uses something, i.e. this gotta ...
Suggestion for helping ELLers in general and their questions
It occurred to me that when we edit questions for punctuation or use of capitals or lower-case letters, and also make minor usage corrections (prepositions or verb tense), it might be useful to put ...
Do we need to welcome "thesaurus" questions?
There is clear distinction between thesaurus questions and on-topic word (or idiom)-request questions. The former (usually) requests for a list of words like this one. Verbs for describing the ...
When should I correct an ELL's grammar?
Let's say "Bob", a hypothetical ELL, comes to this site and posts this question. Which of this sentences is grammatically correct? How is you feel today? or How are you feel today? (...
How far does one go when copyediting?
I was editing a few questions but was cautious as to how strongly I should correct orthographic mistakes? I went with the strategy of adjusting the endings of individual words to better capture the ...
When should a question be edited in these situations?
I have noticed that some editors don’t consider correcting some specific errors in questions. In my opinion, such errors should be corrected so that the asker of the question becomes aware of the ...
Appeal of Edit Rejection?
Question in question: What is meaning of "why else would she?" The edit by Lambie drastically changed the meaning and context of the sentence that anhdung had originally posted, and was ...
I am assuming that this site follows similar rules to other sites: if your edit is minor you can edit but do not try to edit too many posts or else it will pile up on the home page (unless all under ...
Why does the wrong grammatical term have to be preserved?
I understand the reason discussed in one of my other posts (My Suggested Edits intend to improve accuracy was considered as "does not make the post even a little bit easier to read"), that ...
An Editing Manual
UNDER CONSTRUCTION I noticed (or re-noticed, studies say people's attention span on the internet decreases by . . . Oh I love that GIF, it never gets old) that we have an Editor's Lounge. Nice. There ...