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2009/11/9 Philip Newton <[log in to unmask]>:

> The only other one I can think of off the top of my head is Spanish
> "EE.UU." which is also interesting for using a double letter to
> indicate a plural - something I don't think I've ever seen anywhere
> else.

There are abbreviations "pp." for "pages", "ll." for "lines", and
"vv." for "verses" used in English bibliographic references sometimes.
 I think they're less common than they used to be, perhaps.

-- 
Jim Henry
http://www.pobox.com/~jimhenry/