hiatus |hīˈātəs|noun ( pl. hiatuses ) [ usu. in sing. ]a pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process: there was a brief hiatus in the war with France.• Prosody & Grammar a break between two vowels coming together but not in the same syllable, as in the ear andcooperate .DERIVATIVEShiatal |-ˈātəl|adjectiveORIGIN mid 16th cent. (originally denoting a physical gap or opening): from Latin, literally ‘gaping,’ from hiare ‘gape.’
Or, in this instance, a brief break in the continuum of imho posts as a result of the author undergoing hip replacement revision surgery and, due to the amount of painkillers in his system, his current inability to form a cohesive or coherent thought…
We’ll be back online, next Wednesday.