Re: Hollow Bullets - Your Thoughts?

Subject: Re: Hollow Bullets - Your Thoughts?
From: Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: David Loveless <daveloveless -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 12:39:56 -0400

David Loveless wrote:

Oh, and I am not a fan of the unfilled bullet for most of the reasons
stated by others.

Every time I see a hollow bullet I want to find a sharpened No. 2 pencil and fill in the selected circle, being careful not to leave stray marks outside the ... oh, wait a minute, that was a thread on another list. Sorry. Is it Friday yet?

But yeah, count me in the anti-hollow-bullet (and anti-hollow-point-bullet) camp. Less is more. And by that I mean that having fewer distinct symbols for the reader to intuit is better than having more of them. If a list has to have two levels, use indents, but keep the symbol the same. Better yet, just use indents and leave the symbol out altogether.

"Well, Jane, it just goes to show you, it's always something! If it's not one thing, it's another!" at


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