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CHAT: State abbreviations (was Re: Posting limits)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Monday, July 12, 2004, 13:18
On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 22:46:28 +1000, Tristan Mc Leay
<kesuari@...> wrote:
> I suppose that's kinda what I'm saying, but WA for Washington always > gets to me. I think I would've preferred WS or WT. Well, I would've > preferred 'Wash.', but America seems intent on 2LAs... :)
Well, the post office is. There are also a number of other abbreviations which are also still in use (e.g. "Ala.", "Ill."), and "Wash." is indeed the abbreviation in that system for Washington state. See, for example, the list at . Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>