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Add a colon, if necessary, to the following sentences
1. You might see the following birds in the park: owls, kingfishers, and killdeer
2. Among the causes of crop failure are excessive rainfall, drought, and pests.
3. According to the police so far there are “no suspects in the case.”
4. The arctic fox and the arctic hare have one thing in common: the white fur that allows them to blend with their surroundings.
5. The water although very cold was a beautiful icy blue.
6. This is the excuse she gave: “I locked my bike to the parking meter.”
7. If you choose to join our program, you’ll discover the quality for which we’re famous: excitement.
8. Here’s an inside tip about learning to ski: jump strap on your skis and pray.
9. There’s only one city Jacques wishes to visit on this trip: Regina.
10. I love the author of that new book: Thomas King.

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Add a colon, if necessary, to the following sentences
1. You might see the following birds in the park: owls, kingfishers, and killdeer OK

2. Among the causes of crop failure are excessive rainfall, drought, and pests. OK (no colon needed)

3. According to the police so far there are “no suspects in the case.” OK

4. The arctic fox and the arctic hare have one thing in common: the white fur that allows them to blend with their surroundings. OK

5. The water although very cold was a beautiful icy blue. OK, no colon needed, but two commas should be in there

6. This is the excuse she gave: “I locked my bike to the parking meter.” OK

7. If you choose to join our program, you’ll discover the quality for which we’re famous: excitement. OK

8. Here’s an inside tip about learning to ski: jump strap on your skis and pray. OK, but again, some commas are needed

9. There’s only one city Jacques wishes to visit on this trip: Regina. OK

10. I love the author of that new book: Thomas King. OK, I guess

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