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I tried to retag a question with the tag (plural as suggested here).

But I'm getting the following error:

Oops! Your edit couldn't be submitted because:

Creating the new tag [snakes] is not allowed since the tag [snake] already exists. If you think this new tag should be allowed, raise it on meta.

However, there are no questions tagged as snake. What should I do?

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    Why did it have to be [snakes]... – Grace Note Jan 25 '12 at 15:54
  • @GraceNote Uniformity, I guess, the meta topic I'm linking to suggests that nouns with a plural should be pluralized. – Jasper Jan 25 '12 at 18:21
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    @Psy I believe grace note was alluding to the movie Snakes on a Plane – Kevin Jan 25 '12 at 20:48
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I renamed the tag as ; although, it is not currently being used and will be deleted automatically this evening if nothing is tagged as such.

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I believe unused tags vanish after a day or two of not being used, so wait until it dies, then retag. Otherwise, I think a mod may be able to switch.

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