Re: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which

Subject: Re: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
From: joanne grey <clarifiedmind -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com" <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 07:34:44 -0700 (PDT)

True. But for something like this where each bullet point makes a complete sentence from the initial clause, I go with minimalism.

 
    -joanne




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>  Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:
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>But most grammars and style guides say that a colon should only be used after a complete clause, while in your wording it separates the verb from its direct objects. To be a "proper" list, it should say something like this:
>     A custom map is a ZIP file that contains the following items: <list contents>
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References:
reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which: From: Yves Barbion
Re: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which: From: joanne grey
RE: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which: From: Fred Ridder

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