Category: proper punctuation

19 Nov

When an Ellipsis Is – and Isn’t – an Excuse for the Entire Quote

The ellipsis (consisting of three dots) may be the punctuation mark least used by blog content writers, but it certainly has an important function, showing that words are missing from a text, as Tony Rossiter explains in Effective Business Writing in Easy Steps. For blog content writers, using an ellipsis can help avoid having the reader’s thought process being distracted from the point you want to make through using a quote. A series of three […]

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