>I'm not sure what you mean about dictionary.com, Denis. I just
>checked Webster's and they don't list S as an abbreviation for soda either.
>Not only that, but it's generally agreed that we'll stick to common abbreviations.
I realise that; I was simply trying to say that what appears in dictionary.com
is not exactly what appears in Webster's. My use of s = soda is definitely illegal!
>Your second paragraph is confusing to me. If you want to manipulate portions
>of words, you must clearly indicate which portions first and then manipulate.
>I hope that answers your concerns.
(methinks I'll move to the UK)