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Full clarity or political correctness?
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Political correctness needn’t enter into it. On a language site, the use–mention distinction is an important one to make. Because our discussions center around language itself, it is perfectly fine to ...

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Are the tags "origem-histórica", "origem", and "etimologia" synonyms?
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It is my understanding that the term “etymology” properly applies only to individual words alone. Priberam has for etimologia: e·ti·mo·lo·gi·a (latim etymologia, -ae, do grego etumología, -as)...

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About community wiki or protected questions used only for reference (usually breaking some site rules)
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That’s a very good question. There are several different models we could follow, but I imagine that in the long run, we will move to having reference-type questions here on meta, not on main. This ...

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Are questions about Mirandês on-topic?
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I would always wish for our community to be inclusive where possible. But I honestly don’t know that Mirandês is a good match for us. We could always try and see how it works out. It could be an ...

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Maximum of votes per day bug?
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6 votes

Normally you can only vote thirty times but you gain up to ten extra votes by voting on questions rather than answers. From MSE: Everyone gets a total of 30 votes. You may get up to 10 extra ...

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When should we tag questions with [gramática]? When should we not?
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I agree that gramática is usually too broad. On the English SE site we try to use more specific terms than that whenever possible, but new posters are constantly using the grammar tag. We clean these ...

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