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Leandro Gómez <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Yes. The "Republic of Srpska" bit is a bug. I'll change it to
> "Republika Srpska".
That looks fine to this NSoE.
> OTOH, I think "Banja Luka, in Republika Sprska, Bosnia and
> Herzegovina" is correct. There shouldn't be any parenthesis.
Justin is explicitly *not* saying that formulation is incorrect. He's
saying it makes for ambiguous grammar when used in a sentence. It's
“brittle”, if you like, because it breaks in so many common cases.
Is that another, also correct, formulation that doesn't have all those
commas, “and”, “in”, and so on?
> You don't say "Chicago, Illinois (U.S.A.)".
Because that phrase has no grammar-altering parts to it.
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