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15 Apr 2017 — Bulleted Question

 

How woud you punctuate a question in a bullet list?  

(seriated list) 

Dancing boys and girls

We need you: can you

  • sing?
  • dance?
  • play an instrument?
  • tell jokes?

Select each option and read the feedback. 

 

1.

End the first clause with a period and move the colon after Can you.

We need you. Can you:

  • sing?
  • dance?
  • play an instrument?
  • tell jokes?

2.

We need you:

  • Can you sing?
  • Can you dance?
  • Can you play an instrument?
  • Can you tell jokes?

3.

We need you. Can you

  • sing
  • dance
  • play an instrument
  • tell jokes?

4.

We need you! Can you do any of the following?

  • sing
  • dance
  • play an instrument
  • tell jokes

GLOSSARY

bullet list—A bullet list (vertical list) is not much different from an in-text list (horizonal) except that bullets (dots) separate the items and coordinators (and, or) are omitted.

series (N)—a group or a number of related or similar things, events, etc., arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order or succession; sequence

seriated (Adj)—occurring one after the other in a series; arranged or occurring in one or more series.

talent (N)—a special ability or skill to do something well

 

IMAGE

Dancing boys and girls. By OpenClipArt-Vectors, Pixabay, 1 Apr. 2016.CC0. Accessed 16 Apr. 2017.