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For some reason, we have . This is irritating, because bellows is actually the correct singular noun; the noun "bellow" means a loud deep sound — it's not even "one part of a bellows".

I have a general preference for plural tags over singular ones, but this isn't even about that. I know that's a stylistic choice and that we've got an unfixable mess along those lines anyway. But this is different — it's just awkardly wrong. Is there something a mod can do to fix?

As a non-moderator, all I can think of is to retag these questions , wait for to expire and vanish, and then retag with . But that seems... ugly.

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    conversely, if we don't rename it to [bellows], then for consistency we should probably rename [lens] -> [len]. ;-)
    – scottbb Mod
    Aug 11 '16 at 18:33
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    while we're at it, @scottbb could you please adjust [filters] to [filter]?
    – MikeW Mod
    Aug 11 '16 at 18:45
  • @MikeW Ouch :) Hmmm, should have that been bellowses? :)
    – mattdm
    Aug 11 '16 at 19:02
  • @MikeW *slow clap* =)
    – scottbb Mod
    Aug 13 '16 at 19:40
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SE isn't supposed to allow you to add tags that differ only in pluralization, but it let me add bellows as a tag synonym, make it the "master" and retag a question, so I'll do the other 10 and see how it goes. Appears to be working.

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  • Thanks, @MikeW!
    – mattdm
    Aug 11 '16 at 19:01

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