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Old 01-30-2003, 02:02 PM
furryman furryman is offline
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How do you alphabetize abbreviations?

How do you alphabetize abreviations? Let me give you two examples. I've got several issues of "Doctor" Fate and several issues of "Dr." Fate. Should "Dr." be considered the same word as Doctor or should it always be alphabetized after "Doctor". How about "Saint" and "St."?
NUMBER 6: What do you want? NUMBER 2: Information. NUMBER 6: You won't get it! NUMBER 2: By hook or by crook... we will. The Prisoner

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Old 01-30-2003, 02:20 PM
ceyjen ceyjen is offline
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The dictionary puts "Doctor" ahead of "Dr.", and "saint" is put before "st."
Old 01-30-2003, 02:24 PM
Ice Wolf Ice Wolf is offline
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This page on filing rules might help you out.


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