The villainy, however, which could first borrow money of his faithful follower, and then abbreviate
his name to 'Tuppy,' was more than he could patiently bear.
Every thing tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate
itself and yield its own virtue to him.
For example, Airman magazine abbreviates
the rank of lieutenant colonel as "It.
The ALWD Manual abbreviates
words, but does not omit articles and prepositions.
For example, when performing query for hair color, one system may abbreviate
black as (BLK) while another system abbreviates
it as (BK).