[OSM-talk] shortened names

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 11:15:09 BST 2011


On 08/07/2011 09:28, Richard Mann wrote:
> I tend to abbreviate Saint (to St), because the full version is almost
> never used, and certainly never spoken by anybody locally (they say
> something closer to "Sunt", which they wouldn't say if confronted with
> the unabbreviated version).
>
> Whereas Road / Avenue / Street get written out in full, because full
> versions are regularly used, and almost always spoken.

+1



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