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    Ellipsis Examples and Meaning

    When it comes to English grammar, no other form of punctuation has been as thoroughly abused and misused as the ellipsis. The ellipsis (pluralellipses) originally served very specific functions. Like all features of language, the uses have evolved over time. Still, the correct usage of ellipses, whether formal or informal, seems to elude many people, even writers! In short, thats what an ellipsis is or, at least, thats how we write it. An ellipsis is a punctuation mark consisting of three periods in a row. The word ellipsis comes from an ancient Greek word that means to leave out. read more

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