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Subject:RE: QUERY: spelling, e.g. or eg From:Stephen McDermott <Stephen -dot- McDermott -at- PREMERA -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 11 Feb 2002 12:42:27 -0800
I would stick with "e.g.". It is more a copyediting and usage item, though.
My MOS has the periods, and the term is always followed by a comma.
I am just happy when they (e.g., writers, editors, SMEs) use it correctly
(i.e., not using i.e. instead of e.g.).
(i.e. - Think "In Other Words...")
(e.g. - Think "Here are some examples")
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