Continuing this thought:
Learning English as a second language I was taught that suspension points meant uncertainty, omission of words or interrupted thoughts. There are plenty of threads explaining the meaning but I'm looking for explanation on a few examples:
- In subjects of emails. Email subjects should be short and to the point, why use suspension points.
- Before and after a quoted block of text, not the quote itself but the preceeding/proceeding sentence(s). For example As noted by John Smith... [quote] ...pay close attention to this or that, etc, etc.
- At the begining of a sentence (the opening sentence) of an article. There is no mention of previous conversation, article, quote, etc.
The only time that I use suspension points is when quoting text to indicate I took part of a sentence, or that it continues on. However, I wrap it with a brackets, like so [...].