me......will inspire one

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Ike sits at the bar and speaks to an attractive woman nearby:

Woman: I understand. See, my not responding to you baiting me......will inspire one of those bitter diatribes you like to write about women.
Ike: I don't write bitter diatribes about women.

Is "because it" words omitted after "me"?
Source: Runaway Bride 1999
 

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No. Nothing is needed there.
 

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There should be no gap between "me" and "will." It should read: ". . . you baiting me will inspire. . . ."

Her refusal to respond to his baiting will inspire him to write an article that insults women.
 

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It's quoted from a movie script, where the dots presumably represent a long delay in the actor's delivery.

Which reminds me of a joke. A Great Dane leans his forelegs on the bar and says Give me......
a beer.


I'll leave the punchline as a New Years exercise for the student. Hint: it's the bartender's response. :)
 
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