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Add a link to Language Learning Beta to “What topics can I ask about here?”

I think Language Learning Beta is relatively new and must not have existed when the ELL help page was created. I suggest adding a link to Language Learning Beta to "What topics can I ask about here?...
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Proposal: formal-language, informal-language, and offensive-language

Because no-one had strong feelings about this once taboo was removed, I went ahead and did it. I'm still on the fence about replacing formality with formal-language, so we can tackle that another time....
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Retag “phrase” as “phrases”

Since we are already using sentences, the questions using phrase should be retagged phrases. It doesn't make sense to use the plural in a case, and the singular in the other one.
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Should not “passive-voice” and “passive” be merged?

There are 46 questions using passive and more than 300 questions using passive-voice. Should not the tags be merged? I would make passive-voice the main tags, and passive its synonym.
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Should we not use “verbs” instead of “verb”?

Our tags are normally using the plural, especially when they are about a grammatical category. articles adverbs adjectives modal-verbs Since the last is not modal-verb, should not we also use verbs ...
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Why are some of the links on ELL not styled according to the color swatch in our design?

I was reading over a question on EL&U's meta site about a graphical problem and when I looked at their help center I noticed it incorporated the colors and fonts of their main site, while our help ...
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Keep getting notifications about Constituent badge

I don't know if this is ELL-specific or SE-wide, but after voting in the moderator-election, I got a notification that I had earned the Constituent badge. Very nice, but I keep getting this ...
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For some odd reason we have an “english” tag… Should we request that it be blacklisted?

Not sure why english isn't blacklisted. It's only on about eight questions right now because it looks like it was recreated about a month ago but I don't think it's needed for anything. Is there a ...
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Indicator of “accepted answer” is not displayed in /questions

When at http://ell.stackexchange.com, the listing shows the green circle indicator for accepted answers. However, when I go to https://ell.stackexchange.com/questions and check the same question, the ...
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Synonymize [negative] to point to [negation]

Should the negative tag be made a synonym of the negation master tag? negative has 33 questions, and negation has 118 questions. double-negation has 5 questions. Currently there is not a double-...
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Synonymize [opposite-word] to point to [antonyms]

Should the opposite-word tag be made a synonym of the antonyms master tag? opposite-word has 9 questions, and antonyms has 35 questions.
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Let's rewrite the “Proofreading” close reason

It's been discussed that the proofreading close reason is overused: Stop throwing "Proofreading" close reason at questions that are clearly limited to a single point of concern As part of ...
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Pretentious writing tag

Why do we have pretentious-writing? Should we delete it? I can’t think of a constructive use of it. I vote for removal.
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Mention general references in FAQ

In https://ell.stackexchange.com/q/5069/54 (which is mentioned in Policy for questions that are entirely answerable with a dictionary) someone's asked what the word "scholarly" means. Please don't ...
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The help text is missing a white space between two words

The text shown in the Markdown help for the pre-formatted text says: Indent four spaces to create an block of preformatted textdisplayed in a monospaced font It should be "preformatted text ...
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Disable the subjective warning for ELL, like for ELU

English Language Learners has the "Your question appears to be subjective and is likely to be closed" filter, which I triggered with Is "Can I help you" a suitable expression for offering ...
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The difference between the reputation shown in the “all” tab, and the “year” tab is not 101 for all the users who get the association bonus

My reputation shown on https://ell.stackexchange.com/users?tab=reputation&filter=all is different from the reputation shown on https://ell.stackexchange.com/users?tab=reputation&filter=year. ...
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Should we prefer plural in tags?

Earlier today I tried to tag a question "nouns", and the system wouldn't let me, saying that the tag noun already existed. Just a minute ago, I wanted to tag another question "adjectives", same ...
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Got my own post in a review task

Not sure if this is a bug related to beta sites or if it's more extensive, but when I was going through review tasks, I got one of my own posts as a first post edit. I'm pretty sure this isn't ...