"Why do they always put mud into coffee on board steamers? Why does the tea generally taste of boiled boots?" - William Makepeace Thackeray
Almost 150 years after Thackeray's death, you have to wonder how much has changed. (Yes, you can find a decent latte in every major airport, but I can't count the times I've had rotten coffee while on the move.)
Dot Dot Dot is Morse code for the letter 'S,' the full message Guglielmo Marconi claimed to have received atop Signal Hill in St. John's in 1901. It ushered in the age of telecommunications. My maternal grandfather worked as a telegraph operator for Canadian Marconi on Signal Hill for many years.
As well, I have a habit of overusing the ellipsis when I write ... as frequent readers might notice.