I enjoy kayaking, hiking, tennis, volleyball, skiing; and I really want to learn how to snowboard this winter.
He called her, emailed her, texted her, tweeted her—all to no use. Strictly speaking, I would need to write texted her and tweeted her, but I'm omitting and to convey a rhythm and sense of urgency. ...
What is this phenomenon called? Is it common in all English-speaking countries?