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We currently have a tag for the Shakespeare play The Taming of the Shrew. However, there is also a play called The Taming of a Shrew (note the different article!), whose authorship is controversial. Is the current tag intended to cover both plays?

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    This is at the moment a hypothetical question. Tagging is supposed to emerge organically. Why don't we let someone ask a question about taming of a shrew and see how they tag it.
    – user111
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 21:56
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    @Hamlet The question is relevant to the current tag wiki, though.
    – Tsundoku
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 21:59
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    In other words, there isn't an actual problem to be solved right now. And even if we did have a question or two about taming of a shrew, we wouldn't need a meta post to decide it--just work it out in the comments. Tags are easy to change when they're only applied to a few posts. You only need to go to meta if changes to a tag would effect a large number of posts.
    – user111
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 21:59
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    The tag already has a tag wiki and it wont get deleted atm. I'm not really sure why a tag that has only been used once needs an entire meta post about it. Just make a decision and if it turns out its a bad decision, someone can switch it back.
    – user111
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 22:02
  • I can't quite tell from that Wikipedia page how alike The Shrew and A Shrew are. Are they essentially two different versions of the same story, or two different plays?
    – Rand al'Thor Mod
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 22:09
  • @Randal'Thor The texts have a lot of overlap but also a number of considerable differences (e.g. the Sly story, character names, etc.). Scholars still disagree about whether Shakespeare wrote A Shrew.
    – Tsundoku
    Commented Nov 26, 2017 at 22:13

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