[Talk-us] Abbreviation Police

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 07:18:22 BST 2010


On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Yes. Last time, a couple of us (or maybe just me - I forget) argued that it
> was OK to use common abbreviations for some well-known street types - at
> least St, Ave, Blvd, Pl, etc. - but the opposition was significant, and no
> change could be agreed upon. (OT - I wish that recognition of similar
> opposition in the tiger tag removal were given the same weight)

How do you abbreviate Boulevard? Blvd or Bv? How about Parkway? Pkwy,
Pky, or Py? The same road (Central Florida Parkway) has all three on
signs near its west end.



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