Grammarly won't read my ellipses and dashes correctly.
Why won't Grammarly read my punctuation marks correctly? Whenever I write an ellipse or a dash in dialogue, Grammarly reads them as mistakes. I know about usage. An ellipse indicates a trailing off of speech. A dash is used to emphasize the written words that follow it, and it can also mean that a character is stuttering, or that he/she is being interrupted. What gives?
This is a forum for discussing issues of grammar and usage. Y0ur questions/issues should be directed to the Grammarly support team at support.grammarly.com (there is a link below).
As an aside, I brought the issue of misreading em-dashes (they should be read as equivalent to a comma and space) to the support team's attention a year ago. I was thanked and told that my concern and been passed on to the development team. So ....
|link||answered Apr 27 '12 at 04:00 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow|