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What is the correct tag to use when asking which dialects use a specific word?

Which tag should be used for a question that asks if a word is used only in a specific English dialect?
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Is there a tag for questions about optional uses of "that"?

Many sentences include the word "that". In Standard English, there is a category of situations where the word "that" makes the sentence slightly clearer, but the word "that" is optional. For example,...
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Is the "phrase-request" tag enough for questions about expressions?

For questions about expressions that are equivalent to ones used in a different language, is phrase-request enough, or should a different tag be used? In other words, is there the need to distinguish ...
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Grammar and gramma tag

I have just seen that there is a question tagged gramma. I believe that the gramma tag should be deleted. Could a moderator perhaps do this?
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Lack of "will-future" tag

Our site doesn't have a tag for "will-future". For such a basic part of English grammar, and for a site with as much question depth as we have, its not an oversight. This tells me there's ...
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why is there no tag "verb construction"?

I'm referring to the post "refer the letter x refer to the letter" The tags are of the vaguest kind: grammar word-usage sentence-construction phrase-usage. I suggest to remove all these vague tags ...
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Tag name for "speech used by/understood by young children"?

I think it would be useful to have a tag for speech that is meant to be used when talking to young children. For example, "How to tell a child that he did something wrong" could benefit from such a ...
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Can we make tag “Philosophy of English Language”?

I think discussing language without philosophy is meaningless. What’s your opinion?
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