Writing a tag wiki for I noticed an irregularity in the tags used for parts of speech: They are all pluralised (e.g., , ) except for .

Can this irregularity be removed by pluralising the tag for pronouns, too?


We can't directly change the spelling here. See How can we get rid of misspelled and unused (or "zombie") tags? and Created a tag with a typo, but can't change it (or suggest synonym).

The easiest way out is to change the tag under a few questions, and then synonymize and .

Steps for future reference:

  • manually tag a question with the new tag.
  • merge tags: old tag → new tag
  • Tried that, but it does not work for me. Error message is: Tags terminology gender pronouns The tag [pronouns] is too similar to [pronoun]. If you think this new tag should be allowed, discuss it on meta. Your tags couldn't be submitted. Please see the error above. Apr 23 at 16:04
  • @jk-ReinstateMonica I forced some things and replaced pronoun with pronouns. It should be fine now. If the right questions doesn't show up immediately, hit F5 a couple of times.
    – prash Mod
    Apr 23 at 17:31
  • Thanks a lot, @prash! Apr 23 at 18:46

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