Ellipsis (el-lip’-sis): Omission of a word or short phrase easily understood in context.
Knock knock. You’re not there again. I think it’s all over now baby blue.
I’m leaving my heart in the dumpster behind your apartment. I would’ve preferred San Fransisco, but I’ve been stuck here in Lodi with you since we met last year.
Fool me once. . . . All good things. . . . Blah, blah, blah. The cliches encompassing our relationship’s demise are endless, like the bottomless bowl of bullshit you fed me for a little over a year.
But, I’ve found a new place to dwell. I’m your new next door neighbor. Wish me well!
Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)
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