[OSM-talk] shortened names

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 05:03:47 BST 2011


On 8 July 2011 13:59, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 July 2011 19:50, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 7 July 2011 23:33, andrzej zaborowski <balrogg at 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. :)

And the signs they've had printed up etc?



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