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The same error message is shown if a user (without sufficient rep) tries to add one tag or several:

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time can be better spent –  Ian Elliott Jul 25 '09 at 22:45
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Yes it's minor, but the sites will be (very slightly) more humane (especially for new users). –  sblair Jul 25 '09 at 22:51
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Hope you like the tumble weed badge. –  Brad Gilbert Jul 26 '09 at 3:22
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I'll vote this up when I get more rep. Getting singular/plural right is a signifier of quality. –  user134242 Aug 20 '09 at 11:48
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Jeff spends time fixing extremely minor errors like this meta.stackexchange.com/questions/10248/… but claims that shoddy English is not important enough to fix? I is very disappointed. –  Graeme Perrow Sep 28 '09 at 14:53
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Oh is you than? –  random Sep 28 '09 at 15:01
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I hope one day these bug fixed. What about our non-english speaking user –  Alex Angas Sep 28 '09 at 15:49

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http://twitter.com/codinghorror/status/1165936105

Dear Next Person Who Opens a Pluralization 'Bug', I will personally come to your house and bludgeon you to death with a giant S

But not you. I like you. You're nice.

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GET SOME youtube.com/watch?v=S06nIz4scvI –  Jarrod Dixon Aug 20 '09 at 4:32
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More bold! I can still read it! –  Ladybug Killer Aug 20 '09 at 6:55
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1 users don't like this approach, while 3 does. –  Robert Munteanu Aug 20 '09 at 8:02
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How about punctuation errors? There should be a dot after the last "S"... :-) –  Wim ten Brink Sep 7 '09 at 8:59
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These are the days when people hate it that comments cannot be downvoted... ;-) –  Wim ten Brink Sep 7 '09 at 12:23
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There's a reason people keep opening these "bugs"... –  Kip Sep 28 '09 at 15:19
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it's because they secretly hate themselves! –  Jeff Atwood Sep 28 '09 at 22:34
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cool, a way to meet Jeff in person. –  Hogan Jan 10 '10 at 21:33
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There should be a "here comes an 's'" apostrophe before the 's'. –  Dennis Williamson Jun 25 '10 at 15:02
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Jeff, why do you resist our attempts to trick you into becoming a better writer? I mean, we fell for your tricks, after all: codinghorror.com/blog/2011/02/how-to-write-without-writing.html ;) –  John Apr 29 '11 at 23:18
    
@JeffAtwood Sorry, I just opened another bug, meta.stackexchange.com/q/125711/155190 –  Benny Mar 15 '12 at 8:05
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No thanks, I'd prefer you bludgeon me with a 'more different S'. And a top mark on a long V. –  Richard J. Ross III Aug 16 '12 at 20:11
    
And now, thanks to this answer, I will forewer be hunted by an image of Jeff pursuing is victim to hit him on the forehead with a small silverware "S" like in the "The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon" trailer.... –  SPArchaeologist Jan 16 '13 at 14:27
    
    
One good thing is that Stack Overflow doesn't ask for the user's address, and if it does, one could simply give it a P.O. box and he would bring the whole post office down... –  user215114 Jul 26 '13 at 19:20

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