# Tag cleanup - pluralization

As I was casually going through the list of tags, I noticed several whose pluralization stood out as... off. It seems to me that for non-unique things (so I'm excluding , , etc.) that are not mass nouns (i.e. concepts, like or even ), the plural form of the word should be used. By and large this is the case already, but there are a few sore thumbs I suggest replacing. In particular, I suggest the replacements

This last one could be interpreted as an adjective and thus correct as-is, but the examples show we are being inconsistent at the moment.

On the flip side, there is one that seems unnecessarily pluralized. I suggest

So (1) should these changes be made? If so, (2) should they be implemented via tag creation/synonymization, or can a mod just silently rename the tags?

• – Qmechanic Jul 31 '13 at 3:53
• I agree x 6. Mods can merge, which can be (ab)used to rename. – Manishearth Jul 31 '13 at 4:20
• Also, neutrino. – Abhimanyu Pallavi Sudhir Aug 4 '13 at 6:28