contractions in mailing address state abbreviation Home › Forums › Unified English Braille Literary › contractions in mailing address state abbreviation This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 7 years, 7 months ago by claurent. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts February 22, 2016 at 3:45 pm #26342 rsherwood12Participant Hello, I have a series of letters to be mailed, each with an address block at the top. In UEB, would I use the "in" and "ar" contractions for IN and AR? Thanks, Rebecca February 22, 2016 at 10:43 pm #26343 claurentModerator No, it falls under the same rule as US (10.12.1). You pronounce each letter individually so you would not use the contractions. Cindi Author Posts Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Everyone is free to read the forums, but only current NBA members can post. Become a member today. Click here to Login and return.