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Thanks. I am thinking about an external, vertical list, and not a list
within a paragraph. I'd never consider a semicolon to punctuate a list
On Fri, Aug 7, 2015 at 1:50 PM, Bernd.Hutschenreuther <Hutschi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
> Hi, Sean,
> I'd prefer 2), too, but in bulleted lists only. If it is a flat and short
> list, I'd use 1).
> Because I'm German, I'm very common with using colon.
> In English, I also found a semicolon at this position.
> 3) adds some redundancy - this may be good in some circumstances - for
> example in spoken language, but in written language I'd avoid it.
> Best regards and Greetings from Dresden/Germany
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