Re: Ellipsis

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Jan 20 2006 - 10:04:16 CST

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    At 07:56 -0800 2006-01-20, Doug Ewell wrote:

    >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 exist.

    You can trail off and stop...(.) or you could be finishing a
    sentence and then skipping some other sentences in a passage you are

    Michael Everson *

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