Commas eat elms, hops, and nettles? Question marks like hackberries too. Any other hungry punctation out there?
The punctuation is much more evident in the butterflies of these species.
You reminded me of these, Gary:
The Butterfly Alphabet
Butterfly Alphabet Posters
Talking about suspense dots… ;)
Suspense dots? It may be my ignorance in the subject talking, but would you mind filling me in.
Miguel is referring (I think) to the ellipsis. In Spanish, they are called suspensive dots (more or less)
multiple matthews manifested mayhem. mais….. enough m’s… check sunday morning, have been dealing with things i cannot even post.
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