What this means is that we shouldn't abbreviate the truth but rather get a new method of presentation.
— Edward Tufte

I find I journalize too tediously. Let me try to abbreviate.
— James Boswell

The music aids the message, it's there to punctuate and abbreviate and shape the silence.
— Saul Williams

The Australian accent is sort of like going down a step in smartness, you could say, because you guys pronounce things as they're spelled. We add and abbreviate stuff.
— Callan McAuliffe