Here we go, into an ellipsis ... hoping one day there’ll be a ...

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A WORD IN TH ISOLATED HAND: ELLIPSIS

Here we go, into an ellipsis ... hoping one day there’ll be a full stop.

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Journalist

Having police and soldiers patrolling our streets to keep citizens confined to their homes, however necessary and voluntary these measures may be, is a reality that elides comprehension.

Elide, incidentally, began its English life as a legal term meaning to annul, which came from the Latin elidere, meaning to force out. 

Elide, in literature, has turned into a more slippery word, one that bucks and twists and squirms as it tries to evade being pinned down into a meaningful lockdown snack...

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