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7.69 Complete sentences

Items made up of sentences should begin with a capital letter and end in a period (or question mark):

The following factors affected grain yield:

  • Rainfall was exceptionally low in June and August.
  • The hailstorm of September 12 damaged crops in southern Alberta.

If a comma or semicolon is used after each item, put a period after the final item. See also 7.07 Other uses, 7.26 Annunciatory function, 7.35 Letters and numerals and 7.46 Lists and tables.