These are notes I made while translating from German into English. They are things that crop up again and again, and are worth noting down.
- Either Roman or Gothic (sans serif) letters may be used for indicating shape:
Example: A V-shaped valley becomes U-shaped by glaciation
An S-curve, an A-frame, an O-ring
- 33 m distance; 12 kg weight (no hyphens)
- MwSt. (German abbreviation for VAT)
- '80s (referring to the 1980s)
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