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Stephen Drake784 Points
:only child confused
I don't understand why it didn't add font size and color when we targeted <span> element which was the only child of ul. I only added a checkmark
Steven Parker228,096 Points
If you're following the video, the <span> is not a child of the <ul>, but it is the only child of the <li>. So the CSS rule should apply to it. If you accidentally made the <span> a child of the <ul>, it would then be a sibling of all the <li>'s, and so the rule would not apply to it. But that's also not proper HTML syntax, since a <ul> should only have <li>'s as direct children.
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