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Tags on large size T-shirts will often have the letters LGG to specify large. Why don't they simply say LG?

Is LGG simply short for large/grande?

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They sure are pedantic about closing questions around here. Well, at least you got an answer. –  Matt Montag Aug 8 '11 at 21:49
    
@Matt Montag, Yes they are! –  Phil Aug 8 '11 at 22:35
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LGG is short for Large - Grande - Grande (English, French, Spanish)

similarly for MMM: Medium - Moyenne - Medio

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