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Racer fnrslvr (fnrslvr)
Race Number 10915
Date Sat, 19 Dec 2020 23:26:59 +0000
Speed 92 WPM Try to beat?
Accuracy 98.6%
Rank 1st place (out of 4)
Opponents direwolf05 (2nd place)

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Originally, to be sure, abbreviations were intended to serve the convenience of the reader by shortening names so that cumbersome phrases would not have to be repeated in their entirety. The purported simplifications actually simplified. But many writers - especially technical writers - seem to have lost sight of this goal: they allow abbreviated terms to proliferate, and their prose quickly becomes a hybrid-English system of hieroglyphs requiring the reader to refer constantly to the original uses of terms to grasp the meaning.
Garner's Modern English Usage (book) by Bryan Garner (see stats)

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