Re: Ellipsis

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Jan 20 2006 - 09:56:28 CST

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    Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:

    >> I've always been under the same impression as Jukka and Elliotte,
    >> that the "four-dot ellipsis" is technically a three-dot ellipsis
    >> followed by a full stop, and not the other way around.
    > I imagine it depends on where you think the elision is.

    Absolutely correct. It was always explained to me that the elision was
    before the sentence-ending full stop, and that seems usually to be true
    in my writing. I suppose it could be argued that both constructions

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA

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