[Scribus] short words
Fri Dec 24 00:28:21 CET 2004
On Friday 24 December 2004 00:21, Owen wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Dec 2004 12:48:34 -0800
> <bart at solozone.com> wrote:
> > bart at solozone.com writes
> > ;;Here is alist of frequent short words in American
> > ;usage. Note the US but not UK usage uses dots (periods, 'full stops'.)
> > ;I do not know British Air rank abbrs. Actual US militry usage internally
> > ;is, e. g. "MGEN Brasshat." They put this on the entrances to their bases
> > ;also on their official lists. There are many enlisted ranks.
> > ; Consult also CHICAGO MANUAL OF STYLE 14th ed. Ch. 14, p. 459ff.
> > ; query: what about TRAILING honorifics e.g., "Prof. John Q. Smith, Jnr.,
> > M.D., F.R.S., ;F.R.C.P." and such like?
> > ;
> > Pfc.
> > Cpl.
> > Sgt.
> > S. Sgt.
> > M. Sgt.
> > 1st. Lt.
> > 2nd. Lt.
> > Lt.
> > Capt.
> > Maj.
> > Lt. Col.
> > Col.
> > Brig. Gen.
> > Maj. Gen.
> > Lt. Gen.
> > Gen.
> > Ens.
> > Lt. (jg)
> > Lt. Cmdr.
> > Cmdr.
> > R. Adm.
> > V. Adm.
> > Adm.
> > Secy.
> > Asst. Secy.
> > Sup. ;"Supervisor of USA City or County"
> > Supv. ; do. [="ditto"]
> > Sen.
> > Rep.
> > Lt. Gov.
> > Gov.
> > Pres.
> > Asst. Prof.
> > Assoc. Prof.
> > Fr.
> > Msgr.
> > Abp. ; Archbishop (R. C .C usage)
> > Card. ; Cardinal (inverted usage e.g., "F[rancis]. Card. Spellman, Abp.,
> > N. Y., 1946-")
> Thanks for the reference, you may wish to look at
> You will see the format there and add your own (above) definitions
> You might even like to start a new language, American. Then we wont have
> "English" wars
To correct that, the "English" should be "English (British)" and the "English"
should be American English. However wrong this might seem to the Brits or us
Aussies, its the way it should be in terms of such things given the setup in
Scribus of en/en_GB.
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