other diminutives include Ann (Hannah ), Nelly (Ellen or Helen) and Peggy (Margaret ).
Save the diminutives and humiliating names for nicknames.
When writing to Atticus he eschews all ornamentation, uses short sentences, colloquial idioms, rare diminutives and continually quotes Greek.
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