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    eating words

    I often fail to write some words and letters of what I want to write. These are mostly words like 'it', 'is', 'if', 'am', but not only them (they?).

    Can I say that I eat them?

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    Re: eating words

    I have heard that used more for sounds than written words.

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    Re: eating words

    What would you call what I do then?

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    Re: eating words

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    What would you call what I do then?
    I'm not sure there is a word for this. You tend to "leave out" or "omit" important words. Is there any other way to say this? In speaking we might say that we "swallow" words when we say them so softly that they aren't heard. But this wouldn't be used in writing.

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