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sarra commented on the word abridged ellipsis
I thought on seeing this that an ”abridged“ ellipsis would be one of these:[…]signifying abridgement in a text. But I see what you mean!
April 11, 2008
reesetee commented on the word abridged ellipsis
Oh, c_b is correct--the online version of the OED is crawling with abridged ellipses. What is that??
You're right, frindley--it truly did irritate me. ;-). . . . . . . . <-- extra periods/ellipses parts, for anyone who may need them
frindley commented on the word abridged ellipsis
Really? In what context?
chained_bear commented on the word abridged ellipsis
Also found all the hell over the OED. *urgh*
A curious form of punctuation – neither a period nor an ellipsis, but comprising two dots thus.. Conveys uncertainty, carelessness and confusion as well as irritating the life out of any editor within email range..
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