e.g. zample

Subject: e.g. zample
From: Eta Kushner <etawrite -at- NETMEDIA -dot- NET -dot- IL>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 06:54:29 +0200

At 10:54 AM 25/11/96 -0600, svictor -at- HOUSTON -dot- GEOQUEST -dot- SLB -dot- COM wrote:
>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

There's another silly way that I've always thought makes it easy:

For egzample. It's pronounced egzactly as it is spelled of course.

Eta Kushner


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