I understand that a colon should be used to introduce a list: We required three ingredients: eggs, milk and butter. However, what happens if there is a full stop between list elements? We ...
Should the first word after a colon be capitalized? "For example: This." OR "For example: this."
What are the rules on when to use commas, colons, semicolons and dashes?
When I reference to the next sentence or sentences using the term following, is the preferred way to use a colon or a full stop? An example: Consider the sentence 'I wash the clothes'. Replacing ...
For example, take a look at the following sentence: There’s nothing to see — no one can handle you, dear. What are the general guidelines?
I've seen a few questions on this site relating to semi-colons, which I believe I correctly understand, but what I'm not as clear about is colons. For example: The man ate the apple; it tasted ...