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, 2011 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, 2011 at 20:46
  • Important distinction: james-the-greater, james-the-lesser
    – Peter Turner Mod
    Aug 30, 2011 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, 2011 at 21:16
  • Yeah, that'd be good.
    – Peter Turner Mod
    Aug 30, 2011 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, 2011 at 17:25
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    Possible duplicate of Tagging: Matthew/Mark/Luke/John Nov 5, 2015 at 13:52


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