[Talk-us] Abbreviation Police

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Aug 7 21:01:55 BST 2010

On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 23:32:54 -0600, Kevin Atkinson wrote:

> 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.

You can do this in the renderer or text-to-speech system if you use the 
unabridged form.

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