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frindley commented on the word abridged ellipsis
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..
April 11, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word abridged ellipsis
Also found all the hell over the OED. *urgh*
Really? In what context?
reesetee commented on the word abridged ellipsis
You're right, frindley--it truly did irritate me. ;-)
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Oh, c_b is correct--the online version of the OED is crawling with abridged ellipses. What is that??
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!
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