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We have 8 questions tagged .

We have 6 questions tagged .

We have 9 questions tagged .

None of these tags has a tag wiki excerpt.

Both, and seem to be clear tag synonyms.

With it's different as this has a legitimate use teaching kids science concepts etc. But it has been used in the same meaning as and in one question before (that's also tagged ), so I didn't want to leave it unmentioned. It probably only needs to be retagged.

Since tags are used to filter questions accordingly, having only one tag at maximum improves user experience.

Now, I see the following possible and sensible options:

  1. We keep (and in its original meaning). becomes a tag synonym of .
  2. We keep (and in its original meaning). becomes a tag synonym of .
  3. We expand to also include asking for research and both, and become tag synonyms of
  4. We declare these and to be meta tags and get rid of them entirely.

Which option do you like most or did I overlook one?

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Personally, I like your first option:

We keep (and in its original meaning). becomes a tag synonym of .

It seems to me that evidence implies research that supports a [behavior/other], whereas research is more open-ended as to conclusions, if any.

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    This is also my preferred option. And, as could be seen today, evidence might be used for questions about gathering evidence. I believe research is a bit more clear. – Anne Daunted Oct 7 '18 at 17:36

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