[lit-ideas] Re: Questions

  • From: "Lawrence Helm" <lawrencehelm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 14:30:39 -0700

Yes: http://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061015161943AAkmTU7 

And http://www.worldwidewords.org/qa/qa-ppa1.htm

I vaguely recall using that abbreviation ages ago in aerospace.

Lawrence

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On Sep 28, 2007, at 12:22 PM, David Ritchie wrote:

> Can anyone remind me what pp stands for it's supposed to mean  
> "signed on behalf of"?  "Per" something?
>
> I'm asking because I can't find it in online dictionaries of  
> abbreviations and I wonder if that means it isn't used in America.
>
Someone off-list told me it refers to  per procurationem and that  
Americans rarely use it.

David etc.
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