"so" Home › Forum › Chat Forum › "so" Viewing 7 posts - 41 through 47 (of 47 total) ← 1 2 "so" aracerSubscriber countzero wrote: Is it any more necessary than putting multiple full stops at the end of your sentences? An ellipsis, you mean?[/quote] well, no, because: World English Dictionary ellipsis (??l?ps?s) … 2. printing a sequence of three dots (…) indicating an omission in text …hence more than 3 (as seen in several places on this thread) is unnecessary. Posted 4 years ago andyrmMember But it sounds twattish when people start a sentence with it verbally. ^^This. I always think it makes the person saying/writing it seem a bit weak, as if they are not entirely confident of what they are saying and are buying time. Posted 4 years ago bearnecessitiesSubscriber I don’t think folks are bothered. Posted 4 years ago buzz-lightyearMember No at the end is a tidy way of expressing doubt at you own assertion. Efficiency and expressiveness in language is good. For rhetorical questions, I’m inclined to use “?!”. The cedilla was mooted for this but it looks a bit too foreign. But there should be more umlauts in English! Posted 4 years ago CountZeroMember But there should be more umlauts in English! There’s Mötley Crüe and Mötörhead, which ought to be more than enough, no? Posted 4 years ago dannyhMember I’d be taking a hard look at my life if this kind of thing made me start a thread on STW. And yet dd felt the the need to click on it and post twice? By our actions we are known. 😕 Posted 4 years ago CougarSubscriber Alors, I blame the French. Posted 4 years ago Viewing 7 posts - 41 through 47 (of 47 total) ← 1 2 The topic ‘"so"’ is closed to new replies.