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From: Ian Singer <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Full, then short place names in TMG reports
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 17:12:32 -0500
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Lee Hoffman wrote:

> Good point. The only abbreviations that I use in my projects are St.
> (Saint(e)), Mt. (Mount), Ft. (Fort), and the like as they are very
> common on maps.

And you have have just pointed out one of the problems with
abbreviations. Fort and Forte should not be Ft. and Saint and Sainte
should not be St. The (e) on the end makes them different.

Ian Singer
In CA which is not CaliforniA

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