Subject: [FFML] Re: [fanfic][fusion][A!MG/Avengers] Avenging Omake 1: Wrecks N' Effex
From: Bjorn Christianson
Date: 2/22/2002, 2:22 PM
To: sommer@3rdm.net
CC: gary@garykleppe.org, ffml@anifics.com

} From: "DB Sommer" <sommer@3rdm.net>
} Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 13:08:42 -0500

} > >Connection, for lack of a better term, with the ball and chain. Almost
} like
} >
} > "Connection" doesn't start a new sentence, so don't capitalize it. Also,
} > I'd use ellipses after "term" because you started its clause with them.
} Hmm. Now of late people have been telling me that the first word after the
} ellipse is capitalized. I can't find my bloody English grammar book, so I'm
} uncertain. Anyone no for sure which is the official way to spell the word
} after the ellipse?

To the best of my understanding, it depends on whether (for
lack of better terms) you're trailing a sentence off, or
putting in a pause.

So, for example:

"I shouldn't say this... but I will."

Here, "but" is uncapitalized, because I'm continuing the
same sentence/train of thought.  On the other hand:

"What he said to me...  Enough about that."

This time, "Enough" is capitalized, because the ellipsis
represents an actual interruption.

Bjorn

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