Sometimes I leave dots at the end, I'm not quite sure why...
It's OK in moderation, and where the context is appropriate, such as someone speaking who clearly indicates by tone, etc that they're about to say something else.
However, when used as the sole or primary means of punctuation,...
Wherever the idiom originates, it generally doesn't seem to correlate positively with value of content.
"Properly used, the ellipsis conveys a world of emotional meaning; improperly used, it makes characters sound like spaced-out valley girls who can't string together a coherent thought."
Correct me if I'm wrong.
When misused, I think the term 'drool dots' just about sums up the mental imagery evoked.
Just so. My dear old Mum (84() is one of them. She keeps buying overpriced crap from from Danos-direct. I often think they make their real profit from the outrageous posting and handling charges.I do understand that for some people 'not available in the shops' might carry a certain cachet, but such people are probably in the minority, though I suppose there are enough around to keep TV shopping channels in business.
MLM schemes are spiffy for manufacturers; relatively low overheads and they avoid all those pesky labour laws. They use the cynical fiction that the people making them rich are self employed.(when they are merely dupes).
YES,you CAN make a lot of money if you are unscrupulous and energetic--and lack the brains and imagination to discover a better way.
In MLM schemes the product is always irrelevant and of 'modest' quality.
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