Posted by ESC (United States) on July 09, 2004
In Reply to: ESC: U.S., United States posted by R. Berg on July 09, 2004
: (New thread because ESC's question thread has technical difficulties.) Yes, I've heard of it. "U.S." as a noun is very informal. At a still higher level of formality than AP style, even the adjectival form would be spelled out.
Like I said, I hate to be wrong.