[Ads-l] VA =/= V.A.

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Dec 21 09:34:00 EST 2016

FoxNews headline:  << Pres-elect Trump considers V.A. candidates >>.
Finally, somebody came up with a solution to the <VA> ambiguity.
<VA> 'Veterans Administration' can be transcribed <V.A.>, to distinguish it
from the postal <VA> 'Virginia'.

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