Punctuating bulleted lists
Bulleted lists are a great way of breaking down complicated information. There are different ways to punctuate lists. Here are the most common ways of punctuating them.
A list in which each point is a complete sentence
The Managing Director made three comments about using information technology.
- All IT equipment needs to be kept up to date.
- Staff must be trained to use new IT equipment.
- Don't think that technology will cure all our problems - it won't.
A list which is a continuous sentence
If you want to keep your office tidy, please remember to:
- put your rubbish in the bin;
- clean up after you make the tea; and
- take your food out of the fridge.
A list of very short points
Any good office should have:
- a kettle
- a teapot
- a microwave, and
- a fridge.
Any good office should have the following.
- A kettle
- A teapot
- A microwave
- A fridge
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