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Write

To originate and sell an option contract. The writer of an option contract must sell (in a call) or buy (in a put) the underlying asset of the contract if the holder exercises the option.
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writing

The sale of an option in an opening transaction. The option writer incurs a potential obligation to buy (if a put is written) or to sell (if a call is written) an asset at a particular price.
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(A) Leonardo wrote notes in his journal using mirror writing.
One example is a postcard written in French to Edith Miller in mirror writing, which carries an estimate of pounds 1,200pounds 1,800.
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If youthinkyou're related to Professor Allen or if you can wirte backwards, write to Mirror Writing, Sunday Mercury, Weaman Street, Birmingham B4 6AY, call our newsdesk on 0121 234 5567 or send us an e-mail at SundayMercury@mrn.co.uk
The famous mirror writing that accompanies his technical drawings and covers the pages of the Codex Leicester in the show were not meant to be secretive, says Bambach.
"On the windscreen it was in well-executed mirror writing. It was certainly not the work of passing drunks or casual vandals.
Remind them to look only in the mirror for the Mirror Writing and Maze activities, and not at what they are writing.