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RE: State names - use abbreviations or spell out?

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From: Don Hinshaw
Date: Apr 26, 2005 11:05PM


Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

>
> (If I heard a postal address spoken, with "VA" read as "Virginia", I would
> not know that I need to write "VA" for "Virginia". Maybe I would know that
> US postal address should contain certain conventional abbreviations, or
> codes, of state names rather than names themselves, and maybe I could
> find a reference on them. But things are easier when I need not know.)
>
>
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When you put it that way it makes sense..."VA" make equal sense (or not) when one sees it or hears it (in the proper context.)

Thanks,
Don
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Don Hinshaw
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