Re: Correct usage "i.e." and "e.g." ?

Subject: Re: Correct usage "i.e." and "e.g." ?
From: Theodora Mazza <tmazz -at- MASTER -dot- ADAMS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 09:15:29 -0400

It's not exemplar (model/pattern), and it's not gratis (free). It's exempli gratia, latin for example. :-)


Walter Hanig wrote:

At 09:27 AM 5/6/98 +1000, Justin Moss wrote:
>Would you mind giving me your impression of the 'correct' usage of these=20
>abbreviations ?
You understand the correct uses for i.e. (id est, that is) and e.g. (exemplar gratis, for example).

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