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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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Synonymize “crockpot” tag to “slow-cooker”? (It's a bit complicated)

Crock-Pot is the brand name of a particular manufacturer of slow cooker. We shouldn't be using the brand name in our tags since only people familiar with that specific brand will be able to find the ...
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Suggestion to merge “knife” into “knives”

We use the plural form of nouns in tagging. Due to the non-standard pluralization, the system didn't prevent the creation of the knife tag but it should be merged into and a synonym of knives, which ...
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Is there a reason to have both a [history] tag and a [food-history] tag?

These tags are not broadly used - though this is not exactly unexpected, as we tend to focus on applied cooking than on cooking history. food-history has 14 questions and has a tag wiki excerpt ...
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Why is [bbq] better than [barbecue]? Can we please reverse the synonyms?

So... I saw the bbq tag today... and was a bit mystified to see that apparently the decision was made to make the abbreviation "bbq" the primary tag rather than the full term "barbecue"... this was ...
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Should [tag:jello] be a synonym of [tag:gelatin]?

I don't have enough rep to directly suggest a synonym, but I have just observed (via a question that was closely related to one I asked a while back) that there are separate jello (9 questions) and ...
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Make [potato] a synonym of [potatoes]

There are two separate tags for potatoes: potato and potatoes, and the questions in them don't seem to be different in any way. Could someone with enough rep merge the two? (I would recommend keeping ...
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why are both refigerator and refrigeration tags?

There are 5 refrigeration questions and 77 refrigerator questions. I can't think of anything that would really distinguish between them. Even questions about buying a fridge as opposed to what to put ...