There seems to be a regression of Unclear wording on pages of post- and tag-associated badges that can be earned once (confusing text for one-time-rewarded badges):

Current output of the taxonomist badge reward page for a user (on Stack Overflow)

That is, it is expected to display "earned this badge".

Is this deliberate?

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    OK, I don't know about the title... It could be more descriptive and less catchy. – P.Mort. - forgot Clay Shirky_q Nov 24 '13 at 10:48
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    At least he didn't earn it 1 times... – michaelb958--GoFundMonica Nov 24 '13 at 10:52
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    I believe you're meant to add a fews Es a single K and maybe spell the word broken in a new and interesting way. For instance, your title might become "EEEEEEEK! Earned this badge one time is b0rk'n again" - or something. – ben is uǝq backwards Nov 24 '13 at 11:03
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    The whole badges page went through a major change as part of moving it into the new help center, no official annoucement except some comments here on this old request, but most some bug fixes in the old code have been overwritten/didn't make it over to the new code. – Shadow Wizard is Vaccinating Nov 24 '13 at 11:17
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    Guess what we just internationalized? (not my fault) – Sklivvz Nov 25 '13 at 0:29
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    This has nothing to do with Jeff Atwood's Big-S (Pluralization Bug, from The Many Memes of Meta) as these badges can not be awarded more than once. – P.Mort. - forgot Clay Shirky_q Sep 3 '14 at 18:59

Aah, lost in translation..

This bug was (re-)introduced as we cleaned out all the pluralization - or rather singularization - logic from our views. Watch for build numbers DATE.1678 on meta and DATE.1175 on sites.

  • Wow that was a quick deploy! – Shadow Wizard is Vaccinating Nov 25 '13 at 10:13
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    This bug has been fixed two time(s) – Tim Post Nov 25 '13 at 10:50
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    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: not using once and twice where it makes sense to do so doesn’t make sense not to do so. :( – tchrist Jul 19 '15 at 1:01

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