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Inspired by the meta question Ban "john" as a tag, as well as this question on the main site, it seems that suffers almost (but not quite) as much ambiguity as the . For this reason I propose the following:

And on a related note, this leaves room to expand a bit on for the suggestion found in Ban "john" as a tag, use full book names when there is a conflict (I think there are only three):

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    So most users probably won't know what to use. Which I know I already don't. :) – a_hardin Aug 30 '11 at 20:42
  • @a_hardin: This is why we use synonyms, to make that task easier. See also this answer, explaining that most people get tags wrong the first time regardless. – Flimzy Aug 30 '11 at 20:46
  • Important distinction: james-the-greater, james-the-lesser – Peter Turner Aug 30 '11 at 21:12
  • @Peter Turner: Good distinction. Should we make james-the-greater a synonym for apostle-james, since I'm sure far more questions will come about him? – Flimzy Aug 30 '11 at 21:16
  • Yeah, that'd be good. – Peter Turner Aug 30 '11 at 21:23
  • @a_hardin The tag wikis should be edited to clearly identify what the tag is for. That will help a lot. – Alex B Sep 2 '11 at 17:25
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    Possible duplicate of Tagging: Matthew/Mark/Luke/John – Nathaniel is protesting Nov 5 '15 at 13:52

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