[OSM-talk] shortened names

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemed.net
Tue Jul 26 15:49:27 BST 2011

Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> I think it is actually written "St Albans" as stated above.

Indeed. In British English orthography, "Saint" in place and streetnames is
always written as "St". (It's not such an anomaly: "Mrs" as an honorific is
never expanded, either.)

Mind you, British English orthography is also that Martin has an "a" in it,
not a "∡". ;)


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