How to punctuate a list
Lists are a great way of breaking up complex information. People often struggle with getting the punctuation right. So, here’s a quick reference guide.
Another type of list is like this. It’s really just a long sentence, broken up, which:
Finally, we have very short lists which can be about anything, like the things I most like to eat in the afternoon with a cup of tea which include:
Or sometimes you can punctuate a short list using no punctuation, like this list about the things I like to shove in my mouth if I’m drinking a glass of wine in the evening, for example:
As ever, the important thing to remember is consistency!