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Subject:Re: Correct usage "i.e." and "e.g." ? From:Roger Mallett <roger -at- CSICAL -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 5 May 1998 16:47:11 -0700
Always use commas after these abbreviations (and don't forget the
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>From: Justin Moss[SMTP:Justin_Moss -at- RTA -dot- NSW -dot- GOV -dot- AU]
>Sent: Tuesday, May 05, 1998 4:27 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Correct usage "i.e." and "e.g." ?
>There seems to be an inconsistent usage of the Latin abbreviations,
>Would you mind giving me your impression of the 'correct' usage of