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Devon 09-01-2008 02:05 PM

Ellipsis Points
Ellipsis Points

These indicate omission to denote a trailing off of thought. If the thought is complete and the character still trails off, a period needs to proceed the ellipses; four dots in all.

I tasted the cake, but . . . (incomplete thought)
I wonder if the cook forgot to put in the baking powder. . . . (complete thought)

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