Need for Grade 1 indicator with Shortform Home › Forums › Braille Formats/Textbook › Need for Grade 1 indicator with Shortform This topic has 1 reply, 2 voices, and was last updated 4 years, 7 months ago by Anna. Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total) Author Posts February 15, 2019 at 11:04 am #32867 katemuseParticipant Is is necessary to use a Grade 1 indicator with the abbreviation "llc" or "LLC", found on many title pages? Thank you, Kathy Holden April 25, 2019 at 2:10 pm #33414 AnnaModerator Yes. The shortform can be part of a larger word when it's at the beginning of a word and followed by a consonant (except y), so "llc" would be read as "littlec" (doesn't matter that the latter is not a word). 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.