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Ellipsis

An ellipsis is a series of dots that indicates an intentional omission of a word, sentence, or whole section from a text without altering its original meaning. Opinions differ as to. According to the Chicago Manual of Style, each dot should be separated from its neighbor by a non-breaking space; such spaces should be omitted, according to the Associated Press. A third option, illustrated in the opening sentence of this article, is to use the precomposed Unicode character with code point U+2026, in which the gaps are not as wide as standard spaces, though not every font follows this pattern​— in Cambria, for example, the gaps are wider, not narrower, than standard spaces. In monospaced fonts, the three dots are set tight; the ellipsis is called a suspension point, points of ellipsis, periods of ellipsis, or "dot-dot-dot". Depending on their context and placement in a sentence, ellipses can indicate an unfinished thought, a leading statement, a slight pause, an echoing voice, or a nervous or awkward silence.

Aposiopesis is the use of an ellipsis to trail off into silence—for example: "But I thought he was …" When placed at the beginning or end of a sentence, the ellipsis can inspire a feeling of melancholy or longing. The most common form of an ellipsis is a row of three periods or full points or a precomposed triple-dot glyph; the usage of the em dash can overlap the usage of the ellipsis in dialogue. Style guides have their own rules governing the use of ellipses. For example, The Chicago Manual of Style recommends that an ellipsis be formed by typing three periods, each with a space on both sides, while the Associated Press Stylebook puts the dots together, but retains a space before and after the group. Whether an ellipsis at the end of a sentence needs a fourth dot to finish the sentence is a matter of debate. More a normal full stop terminates the sentence a separate three-dot ellipsis is used to indicate one or more subsequent elided sentences before continuing a longer quotation. Business Insider magazine suggests this style, it is used in many academic journals.

The Associated Press Stylebook – notably hostile to punctuation that journalists may consider optional and removable to save newsprint column width – favors this approach. It is consistent in intent if not exact form with the agreement among those in favor of a fused four-dot ellipsis that the first of them is a full stop terminating the sentence and the other three are the ellipsis. In her book on the ellipsis, Ellipsis in English Literature: Signs of Omission, Anne Toner suggests that the first use of the punctuation in the English language dates to a 1588 translation of Terence's Andria, by Maurice Kyffin. In this case, the ellipsis consists not of dots but of short dashes. "Subpuncting" of medieval manuscripts denotes omitted meaning and may be related. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, an ellipsis was used when a writer intentionally omitted a specific proper noun, such as a location: "Jan was born on... Street in Warsaw."As used, this juxtaposition of characters is referred to as "dots of ellipsis" in the English language.

It would be used in pulp fiction and other works of early 20th-century fiction to denote expletives that would otherwise have been censored. An ellipsis may imply an unstated alternative indicated by context. For example, when Sue says "I never drink wine... ", the implication is that she does drink something else—such as vodka. In reported speech, the ellipsis can be used to represent an intentional silence. In poetry, an ellipsis is used as a thought-pause or line break at the caesura or this is used to highlight sarcasm or make the reader think about the last points in the poem. In news reporting associated with brackets, it is used to indicate that a quotation has been condensed for space, brevity or relevance. Herb Caen, Pulitzer-prize-winning columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, became famous for his "three-dot journalism"; the Chicago Manual of Style suggests the use of an ellipsis for any omitted word, line, or paragraph from within but not at the end of a quoted passage. There are two used methods of using ellipses: one uses three dots for any omission, while the second one makes a distinction between omissions within a sentence and omissions between sentences.

The Modern Language Association used to indicate that an ellipsis must include spaces before and after each dot in all uses. If an ellipsis is meant to represent an omission, square brackets must surround the ellipsis to make it clear that there was no pause in the original quote:; the MLA has removed the requirement of brackets in its style handbooks. However, some maintain; the MLA now indicates that a three-dot, spaced ellipsis should be used for removing material from within one sentence within a quote. When crossing sentences, a four-dot, spaced ellipsis should be used; when ellipsis points are used in the original text

Asian Social Institute

The Asian Social Institute is a graduate school and research institution in Manila, Philippines. It is one of the few graduate institutes specializing in economics, social work and social services and development in the country. Asian Social Institute, a Manila-based Graduate School of Social Transformative Praxis was established in 1962 by a Dutch Catholic Missionary of the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the late Rev. Fr. Francis Senden, Ph. D. Started with the blessings of the late Rufino Cardinal Santos, D. D. of the Archdiocese of Manila, ASI's purpose was to form and train social science-based social development managers for Asia and the Pacific in order to implement the social teachings of the Church. Since the death of its founder in 1973, ASI has provided a learning environment, structured in two departments – Academe-Research, Social Development. On top of these two departments is the President's Office to whom the Communication and Publication, MIS, Promotions and Public Relations, administrative units report.

The President of ASI is Dr. Mina M. Ramirez. Academe-Research is headed by the Vice President for Academe-Research and Academic Dean, Dr. Prisinia C. Arcinue; the Vice President of the Social Development Department is Prof. Dennis Batoy; the Academe-Research integrates theory and practice, while the Social Development Department grounds the students' learning in marginal communities through ASI's Action Subsidiaries – Family Center, Urban Community Desk, Tent School, Diocesan Accompaniment, Youth Accompaniment, ASI Enterprise Center and its NGO networks. ASI's Communication and Publication activities provide for approaches to communicating ideas. Asian Social Institute official website Video on YouTube ASI on Google Plus

List of The Blacklist episodes

The Blacklist is an American crime drama series created by Jon Bokenkamp that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. It stars James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold, Harry Lennix. Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D. C, he claims that he and the FBI have similar interests in getting rid of dangerous criminals and terrorists. Reddington will cooperate only with Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler who we see in the first episode, has trouble profiling just herself. However, Keen is not too keen on the idea. Over the course of his own criminal career, Reddington has made a list of global criminals who he believes are acting liabilities to his own interests or to society, most of whom are unknown to the FBI, not on the "Most Wanted" list, he calls it "The Blacklist". As the series progresses, Reddington uses the FBI to apprehend enemies and strategic interests for his own personal gain. Executive producers for the series include Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Davis for Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television and Davis Entertainment.

The second season premiered on Monday, September 22, 2014, it moved to Thursdays at 9 pm on February 5, 2015. The second season poster had eleven fake magazines with James Spader on the front cover; the posters parodied Entertainment Weekly, G. Q. New York, Playboy, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Time, Us Weekly, Vanity Fair, Wired. On March 11, 2019, NBC renewed the series for a seventh season, which premiered on October 4, 2019; as of December 13, 2019, 143 episodes of The Blacklist have aired. Official website The Blacklist – list of episodes on IMDb