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I can forgive those who were closely associated with the champion for abbreviating his name, as it is their right to do so.
When you study the two systems of abbreviating words, you find significant differences in how particular words are abbreviated and which words are abbreviated or not abbreviated in particular settings.
The mutation left the normally red-eyed insects with pure white eyes, and he named the altered gene "white," abbreviating it w.

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