Re: Period at end of items in bulleted list

Subject: Re: Period at end of items in bulleted list
From: "Wollt, Richard C" <Richard -dot- Wollt -at- UNISYS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 07:26:36 -0500

Our practice at Unisys is to make the list consistant. Either all items
are sentences and end in periods, or all items are sentence fragments
and do not have periods.

Richard Wollt
richard -dot- wollt -at- unisys -dot- com

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> From: Hillary M. Russak[SMTP:hrussak -at- SLAC -dot- STANFORD -dot- EDU]
> Reply To: Hillary M. Russak
> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 1998 4:20 PM
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> Subject: Period at end of items in bulleted list
>
> What say ye, Technwhirlers? Should there be a period at the end of
> each
> item in a bulleted list EVEN if that item is not a sentence? My
> thought is
> that only sentences have periods. If I just have a bulleted list of
> items,
> I don't use periods. My co-worker disagrees. I think she sees it as
> a
> matter of consistency (but I *am* consistent... I only put periods at
> the
> end of sentences).
> -hil
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