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Using abbreviations for commonly known titles is encouraged.  The abbreviations used should be uniform.
 
Using abbreviations for commonly known titles is encouraged.  The abbreviations used should be uniform.
  
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==Countries==
  
 
Some country abbreviations include periods while others do not.
 
Some country abbreviations include periods while others do not.
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* '''United Kingdom''' - should be abbreviated as UK without periods, not U.K. or GB.
 
* '''United Kingdom''' - should be abbreviated as UK without periods, not U.K. or GB.
  
=Streets and Roads=
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==Streets and Roads==
  
 
*Street is St
 
*Street is St
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*Freeway is Fwy
 
*Freeway is Fwy
  
=Days of the week=
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==Days of the week==
  
 
In listings, the days of the week should be abbreviated:
 
In listings, the days of the week should be abbreviated:
  
 
*Days should be M Tu W Th F Sa Su, times should be 12 hour time, AM or PM.
 
*Days should be M Tu W Th F Sa Su, times should be 12 hour time, AM or PM.
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==Measurements==
  
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 21 May 2009

Using abbreviations for commonly known titles is encouraged. The abbreviations used should be uniform.

Contents

Countries

Some country abbreviations include periods while others do not.

  • United States of America - should be abbreviated as U.S. with periods, not U.S.A. or US.
  • United Kingdom - should be abbreviated as UK without periods, not U.K. or GB.

Streets and Roads

  • Street is St
  • Drive is Dr
  • Court is Ct
  • Road is Rd
  • Boulevard is Blvd
  • Freeway is Fwy

Days of the week

In listings, the days of the week should be abbreviated:

  • Days should be M Tu W Th F Sa Su, times should be 12 hour time, AM or PM.

Measurements

Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

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