I fucking can’t…

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One of my biggest pet peeves: people who end their sentences like this…

I don’t know what it is about it… Is it just a stream of consciousness outpouring that…in a physical world…would be interspersed with head nods and ‘Really?’s and ‘Wow’s?…

But oftentimes…especially in texts…it feels like it’s just someone looking for more feedback without asking… They’re not as assertive as a full-stop, so it’s like…“I’m not totally committing to this statement…how do you feel about it?”

‘…I’m aware there’s probably more to say but I’m a little unsure what it might be…’

Or is it flirtatious…like a wink or a nudge? I’m not familiar with the world of dating apps, but I feel like they must be littered with ‘hey, you’re hot…’

There’s a very particular kind of trailing off…and possibly the most annoying…that’s often condescending and implies what needs to be said is so obvious to the writer…should be obvious to the reader… ‘That’s a good plan, but there are important considerations…’

…Nice bro… Way to be passive aggressive…

(The amount of ellipses probably just doubled the reading time of this…think about it…)

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