Re: Periods and bullets

Subject: Re: Periods and bullets
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 18:06:46 -0500

For single word lists, no period, period. And I would make the intro
sentence for the list a complete sentence that ended with a period.

The crate contained various fruit. Or the sentence end with a colon.

For sentence fragments, very possibly. It can be covered by your company
style guide.


John Posada wrote:
> Hi, guys...I'm having a discussion with another writer.
> My position is that a bullet list of gragments gets no period:
> The crate had
> - oranges
> - apples
> - lemons
> and her position is that the last bullet gets a period.
> The crate had
> - oranges
> - apples
> - lemons.
> Any validity to this?


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