In the tag page the excerpt of some tags cut some starting words. E.g. Excerpt of tag is:

New users are those users who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format, and generally have a low reputation score.

But at present it starts from "those users who..." in the tags page.

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And this doesn't happen with every tags. E.g. Excerpt of tag is perfect.

Is this a bug or by design?

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    I suspect this has to be a bug because the first few words are even missing from the html. So it is not just an CSS glitch. Verified on IE10. – rene Oct 21 '13 at 9:39
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    It could also be by design. It skips 'This tag is for ' and it skips if the first words matches the tag... – rene Oct 21 '13 at 9:45
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    @rene - Yeah it seems like it is by design. I have edited deleted-users tag excerpt it also skipped "This tag is". – hims056 Oct 21 '13 at 9:58
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    Is this what is called 'reversed requirements engineering'? – rene Oct 21 '13 at 10:00

This is by design.

In English only, tag descriptions starting with common prefixes such as "this tag" or "the tag {foo}" are elided when displaying the tag list, in order to convey the maximum amount of information in the limited space allowed in the tag cell.

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