[OSM-talk] shortened names

andrzej zaborowski balrogg at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 04:59:16 BST 2011

On 7 July 2011 19:50, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 en gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 July 2011 23:33, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg en gmail.com> wrote:
>>> In some cases, the official name is with the abbreviation, eg St.
>>> George Bank in Australia and there is a town named St. George.
>> Still you say Saint George, not S.T. George.
> Well you can ring up the bank/local government and tell them they're
> doing things wrong :)

They're not, they're using a shorthand in writing because it's.. shorter. :)


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