Last week, I posted about a conversation I had, and I used ellipsis points several times to denote pauses. I received the following comment on this post:
I know how to pronounce Jamelah (because there was an instructional video), but I’ve always wondered how to pronounce …
And because I am nothing if not a big fan of
making stupid videos of myself being instructional, I made the following, uh, instructional video:
I hope we’ve all learned something here today.
*Earlier today I had a discussion about how to pronounce “paraffin” because of course I did. I thought this was a pretty cut-and-dried issue, but no it’s not. My family is from Arkansas.
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one of my college friends and i wanted to start a band called ” “. we figured that that way, no one could say anything bad about us!
It is indeed a very nuanced thing, that “…”
Thank you for the instructional and ridiculously cute explanation.