I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked.
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|Birth:||20th December, 1961|
Bill Walsh is a copy editor at The Washington Post, where he has worked since 1997. He speaks on copy editing and is a regular presenter at annual conferences of the American Copy Editors Society. His books include Lapsing into a Comma; The Elephants of Style; and Yes, I Could Care Less.
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