[Spellyans] Abbreviating Ordinal Numbers

Eddie Climo eddie_climo at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Mar 24 17:39:39 GMT 2009


Agreed; I also prefer to omit the suffixed letters in both English and  
Cornish dates.

However, it's worth emphasising that this is merely a matter of  
personal preference or style, as it would be in Cornish. Others may  
wish to make different choices, and they'd be none the worse for that!

Eddie

On 24 Mer 2009, at 16:57, nicholas williams wrote:

> ... In dates, however, I prefer to omit the -es always:
>
> 25 Merth 2009
> 3 Gwyngala 2010
> 17 Gortheren 1956
> 31 Est 1975, h.e.
>
> This is what Irish does and it seems to be more elegant than adding  
> es whether superscript or not.
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