Right now, there are 8 tags about specific amendments in the US constitution. All of those, except the use the word, instead of the number. It would be more consistent to rename the tag to . If this doesn’t work, or is a bad idea for whatever reason, I alternatively propose we rename all of the other tags with amendment in their names to use numbers instead of words.

  • And should we add the number version as a synonym too?
    – JJJ Mod
    Oct 1, 2021 at 18:38
  • I don’t see any downside, but there might be one I don’t know of @JJJ. Oct 1, 2021 at 18:38
  • Yea, as far as I can tell the only downside would be that many tags show up if there are a lot of matches. I don't think that's a problem, at least not now, so I'll change it to the full text format and add the numerical versions as synonyms on all these tags.
    – JJJ Mod
    Oct 1, 2021 at 18:43
  • Personally, it seems better to me to have the numeric versions as the primary form of the tag, with the written-out versions as synonyms. (Or rather, I don't see a benefit to having the written-out form be the primary version of the tag.) That said, I'll leave that decision to the community and the mods here :)
    – V2Blast
    Oct 28, 2021 at 20:34
  • @V2Blast may I ask why you think that the numeric version would be better? (I personally don’t care either way, as long as it is consistent.) Oct 28, 2021 at 20:46
  • @EkadhSingh-ReinstateMonica: It just seems simpler and easier to read to me - and I think it better reflects the usage of those terms in practice, though that's just a guess on my part. ...Google Ngrams does suggest that my assumption is incorrect - the written-out versions seem more common for pretty much any number, e.g. "Thirteenth Amendment" vs. "13th Amendment". Carry on as you were, I suppose :P
    – V2Blast
    Oct 28, 2021 at 20:56


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