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*Boulevard is Blvd
*Boulevard is Blvd
*Freeway is Fwy
*Freeway is Fwy
*Highway is Hwy
*Jalan is Jl (Road in Indonesia)
==Days of the week==
==Days of the week==

Revision as of 03:34, 25 November 2010

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


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
  • Avenue is Ave
  • Drive is Dr
  • Court is Ct
  • Road is Rd
  • Boulevard is Blvd
  • Freeway is Fwy
  • Highway is Hwy
  • Jalan is Jl (Road in Indonesia)

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.


  • kilometre or kilometres is km
  • Celsius is °C
  • Fahrenheit is °F

See also