[OSM-talk] shortened names

Kev js1982 osm at kevswindells.eu
Tue Jul 26 19:57:23 BST 2011


So it's an "a" is it - google mail on Android shows a square!

On 26 Jul 2011 15:54, "Richard Fairhurst" <richard at systemed.net> wrote:

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 "∡". ;)

cheers
Richard



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