Word of the Day

ellipsis |i?lipsis|noun ( pl. -ses |-s?z|) the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues.• a set of dots indicating such an omission.ORIGIN mid 16th cent.:

via Latin from Greek elleipsis, fromelleipein ‘leave out.’

AKA, the  “…” (as in “dot dot dot”) is called an ellipsis.

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  1. Megan B says:

    LOL, good to know… :)

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