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To me, there are two options: 1. Your list is a list The following fruits are healthy: apples bananas cherrys I love to eat them. Lists don't have punctuation. Even if each list item is a full sentence, you don't need to put a full stop after it (unless it is a quote). What you need to remember: Sleep well Eat well ...


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This is a stylistic choice. I would never use a comma or semicolon at the end of a list item. I would use a period/full stop only if the item is a full sentence. To wit: Star Trek is known for breaking new ground on television in several ways: • Kirk and Uhura's kiss in "Plato's Stepchildren" was the first interracial kiss on broadcast TV. • ...


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There are some generally accepted style rules about commas in lists but in terms of overuse, I think it sensible to consider how commas can help you to write in a natural style that sounds more like the ebb and flow of speech. I believe commas were first introduced to show where to take a breath and if you don't use any it sounds like you are just babbling ...



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