[ilds] authors' & printers' dictionary

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 17 10:28:42 PST 2010


Thanks, Charles.  I knew something like this had to exist somewhere,  
but I question "eminence."  Isn't that reserved for the clergy?

Bruce


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On Jan 17, 2010, at 9:43 AM, Charles Sligh <Charles-Sligh at utc.edu>  
wrote:

> Billy, Bruce, & co.:
>
> One good resource for readers doing spadework in the post-Victorian
> midden-field of official and honorary British abbreviations:
>
>>        Title Authors' & printers' dictionary
>>        Author Frederick Howard Collins
>>        Editor Horace Hart
>>        Publisher H. Frowde, 1912
>
> http://books.google.com/books?id=_P0uAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&client=firefox-a&source=gbs_navlinks_s#v=onepage&q=&f=false
>
> There you will find "H.E. His Eminence, — Excellency."
>
> I keep the seventh edition (1933) of this book close at hand. It has
> served me admirably.
>
> (By the way, you can download the googlebooks copy in pdf.)
>
> C&c.
>
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