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1. "Email to Eric from Bill:GFY. Let me know if you need help with that abbreviation Sheriff. Bill"
Author: Charlaine Harris
2. "The name Alaska is probably an abbreviation of Unalaska, derived from the original Aleut word agunalaksh, which means "the shores where the sea breaks its back." The war between water and land is never-ending. Waves shatter themselves in spent fury against the rocky bulwarks of the coast; giant tides eat away the sand beaches and alter the entire contour of an island overnight; williwaw winds pour down the side of a volcano like snow sliding off a roof, building to a hundred-mile velocity in a matter of minutes and churning the ocean into a maelstrom where the stoutest vessels founder."
Author: Corey Ford
3. "Celestia laughed wickedly. "Danny is your BBB, silly. I'd never ask you to marry him.""BBB?" Now she had to learn abbreviations? She didn't have the patience to deal with this tonight."Bodyguard, Blood Bag, and cover Boyfriend." Celestia counted the items off one by one on her beautifully manicured fingers."Convenient." Sarcasm laced Savannah's words, but internally her mind processed the logic behind the BBB.From Vampire Princess Rising (book two in the Winters Saga)"
Author: Jami Brumfield
4. "He had, in fact, though his sisters were now doing all they could for him, by calling him "poor Richard," been nothing better than a thick-headed, unfeeling, unprofitable Dick Musgrove, who had never done anything to entitle himself to more than the abbreviation of his name, living or dead."
Author: Jane Austen
5. "Arizona is the A to Z of abbreviations."
Author: Jarod Kintz
6. "There are objects made up of two sense elements, one visual, the other auditory—the colour of a sunrise and the distant call of a bird. Other objects are made up of many elements—the sun, the water against the swimmer's chest, the vague quivering pink which one sees when the eyes are closed, the feeling of being swept away by a river or by sleep. These second degree objects can be combined with others; using certain abbreviations, the process is practically an infinite one. There are famous poems made up of one enormous word, a word which in truth forms a poetic object, the creation of the writer. The fact that no one believes that nouns refer to an actual reality means, paradoxically enough, that there is no limit to the numbers of them."
Author: Jorge Luis Borges
7. "The proper ending for any story about people it seems to me, since life is now a polymer in which the Earth is wrapped so tightly, should be the same abbreviation, which I now write large because I feel like it, which is this one:ETC."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
8. "...the way she lived and died waiting for every text message, the way she overthought every abbreviation and smiley face, and hunted for every nuance in a medium so brief there was nowhere for nuance to hide."
Author: Lisa Henry
9. "The word "fine" is the greatest abbreviation and obviously wrong."
Author: Lydia Davis
10. "The fuck?" he said. "The fuck?" said Jess. "The fuck what?" "It's an American abbreviation," said Martin. " «The fuck?» means «What the fuck?» In America, they're so busy that they don't have time to say the «what»."
Author: Nick Hornby
11. "The military never uses a full word if they can create an abbreviation."
Author: Philip Hammond
12. "NOT everyone in this world has the fate to cherish the fullest form of love.some are born ,just to experience the abbreviation of it."
Author: Ravinder Singh
13. "I knew chemistry would be worse, because I'd seen a big card of the ninety-odd elements hung up in the chemistry lab, and all the perfectly good words like gold and silver and cobalt and aluminum were shortened to ugly abbreviations with different decimal numbers after them."
Author: Sylvia Plath
14. "Why is abbreviation such a long word?"
Author: Teresa Monachino

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