[Talk-GB] What's in a name

Peter J Stoner stonerpj at mytraveline.info
Tue Sep 15 20:19:00 BST 2009

In message on 15 Sep 2009,  Chris Hill  wrote:

> I live near Hull, its proper name of course is Kingston upon Hull.  It
> has the long name on the map, but everyone knows it as Hull.  I think it
> would be better to use the shorter name and adding the long name as
> alt_name.  Any comments?

This is how the local authority has set up Hull in the National Public 
Transport Gazetteer.

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