CBenson wrote:So I just came across the first UR that I have seen that objects to the spelling of an abbreviation. The UR states: "xing is not how you spell crossing!'" The TTS here does speak "xing" as "crossing." So this objection is purely a display objection. Should we not use the abbreviation "xing" if users (or at least one user) objects to the spelling but the TTS is correct?
Xing is a standard MUTCD abbreviation, so I don't see why it shouldn't be used. http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/2003/part1/part1a.htm