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On the bottom of question pages is a prompt to "Sign up or login":

Screenshot showing: Sign up or login

But login is a noun and log in is the verb.

See http://loginisnotaverb.com/ and "log in to" or "log into" or "login to".

The prompt should use verbs: "Sign up or log in".

(If you click the "log in" link, the next page uses "log in" and "login" correctly.)

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    Maybe in British English or American English... In Internet English login appears to be a verb, too. After all language is not what's in the books, but how people use it. – Mołot Jan 23 '14 at 10:54
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    @Molot In Internet English, u is a word. SE has fixed this before, here and here – Stijn Jan 23 '14 at 11:06
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    @Mołot simple test: do you say "he logins, I loginned, we are loginning", or do you say "he logs in, I logged in, we are logging in"? QED. – ЯegDwight Jan 23 '14 at 11:49
  • @ЯegDwight: standard English is full of defective verbs; why can't Internet English have some of its own? – Wooble Jan 23 '14 at 16:52
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    @Wooble oh I'm fine with defective verbs. I'm not fine with inconsistency, though. Make it "Signup and login", and make it that on every SE page everywhere ever, and you can countin me. – ЯegDwight Jan 23 '14 at 16:54
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This will be corrected as soon as build revs 2014.1.24.*

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