[OSM-talk] shortened names

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 14:19:59 BST 2011

On 28/07/2011 13:53, Brian Quinion wrote:

> Ask any English speaker in the UK what the 'st' in "Bury St Edmunds" 
> means and they will tell you it is an abbreviation for Saint.

I once heard of a radio presenter who read out a request from someone 
living in 'Bewry Street Edmunds'!


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