[Talk-us] Abbreviation Police

Kevin Atkinson kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Wed Aug 4 06:44:50 BST 2010


On Tue, 3 Aug 2010, Kevin Atkinson wrote:

> OK.  So There is clearly no agreement on the abbreviation of road types 
> (Street, Way, etc).  So what about these specific exceptions.  I will assume 
> silence means agreement :)

So to be clear.  This mail has nothing to do with my proposed changes, or 
any of my other mail.  I am just trying to figure out where we stand on 
the abbreviation issue.

> Rather than "United Stated Highway 29 Frontage Road" just "U.S. 29 Frontage 
> Road" or maybe "US 29 Frontage Road". Why.  Because no will say the formal 
> out load.
>
> Rather than "Interstate 95 Frontage Road", just "I-95 Frontage Road". Why? 
> Even though some will say the formal, most just say the letter I.



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