Re: i.e. and e.g.

Subject: Re: i.e. and e.g.
From: Stephen Victor <svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 1996 10:54:09 -0600

Steve Shewchuk wrote:

> I like to think of them as:

> i.e. = "innus effectus"
> e.g. = "examplus gratuitous"

> Silly, I know. But you'd be surprised how easy they are to remember that way.

I just remember that "id est" means "it is," and so e.g. must be the
other one.
Stephen P. Victor Phone: (713) 513-2552
Technical Writer, Software Training Fax: (713) 513-2019
Schlumberger GeoQuest svictor -at- houston -dot- geoquest -dot- slb -dot- com
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