Word of the day

Ellipsis – the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues;  the omission from a sentence or other construction of one or more words that would complete or clarify the construction;  the act of leaving out one or more words that are not necessary for a phrase to be understood; punctuation that is used to show where words have been left out; three dots used to indicate a word or words have been omitted.

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