Difference between revisions of "Wikitravel:Abbreviations"
Revision as of 20:56, 28 February 2013
In the body text of articles, the first occurrence of a term to be abbreviated should be spelt out in full with the abbreviation to be used in the rest of the article following immediately afterwards in parentheses. An exception to this rule are those abbreviations and formats listed at Wikitravel:Currency, Wikitravel:Time and date formats and Wikitravel:Measurements
Using abbreviations is encouraged in listings.
Note: The abbreviations below are emboldened for clarity of exposition but, of course, we don't use bold face for abbreviations in Wikitravel articles just because its an abbreviation!
Dates and times
North: N East: E South: S West: W
Numbered highways in the US are abbreviated as follows: