What to know about ellipsis (punctuation)

An ellipsis is one of those simple but often overused or misused punctuation marks. While some use the conventional three dots, other use up to six or seven in the belief that more dots mean more words are left out. The conventional ellipsis in English is three dots, while a fourth is the full stop or period. In Chinese and […]

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Judgement or judgment

Ever wonder why ‘judgement’ and ‘judgment’ are both correct? This is the answer: In British English, ‘judgement’ is the general correct spelling and applicable in everyday English. However, ‘judgment’ is preferred in legal context. In American English, ‘judgment’ is the correct spelling. This implies that the spelling used only in legal context in British English is what’s generally used in […]

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