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Is there a reason to have both a [history] tag and a [food-history] tag?

After posting the answer below, I waited a while heard no objections, and merged into history. I don't really see any value in trying to subdivide history. The line between "culinary practices" and "...
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Why is [bbq] better than [barbecue]? Can we please reverse the synonyms?

The barbecue -> bbq synonym was created by a moderator August 2, 2010. But the tags weren't merged, so old usages of barbecue remained. So it's unsurprising that two years later when Laura posted, ...
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Merge [mortar], [pestle], and [mortar-pestle]

Done, merged all into mortar-and-pestle and created syns.
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Why is "leftovers" a tag-synonym for "culinary-uses" if the description for culinary uses explicitly says it's not for leftovers?

The tag synonym was created on September 3rd 2010, a couple of months after the site was launched. We one of the first nontech sites (I think the first that survived until now), and even SO was so ...
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Can a "Shelf-life" synonym tag to "Storage-lifetime" be created?

it is done and my answer is 30 characters
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Suggestion to merge "knife" into "knives"

Okay, merged and synonym created.
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Can replace a tag I accidentally created?

Deleting the tag is easy; just remove it from your question, and the system will automatically clean it up within 24 hours. I guess that after that period, you could create a flints tag, but should ...
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Why is "leftovers" a tag-synonym for "culinary-uses" if the description for culinary uses explicitly says it's not for leftovers?

As rumtscho mentioned, tag synonyms didn't even exist when the site first launched. Seasoned Advice was one of the first "Stack Exchange 2.0" sites, which is why it's one of the few that ...
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What are the differences between [allowed-topics] and [scope]?

I've merged the tags and created a synonym, thanks.
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Synonymize "crockpot" tag to "slow-cooker"? (It's a bit complicated)

Based on actual usage on the site, "slow cooking", "slow cooker" and "crockpot" should all be synonyms. If folks want to discuss other methods of cooking slowly, I'd recommend the "sous vide", and/or ...
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Should [tag:jello] be a synonym of [tag:gelatin]?

Agreed, I can't think of any occasion where "gelatin" won't cover "jello". Synonym created.
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