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

Subject: Re: Correct usage "i.e." and "e.g." ?
From: "Hutchings, Christa" <cwhutchings -at- HOMEWIRELESS -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 09:31:15 -0400

Thanks to several folks for straightening me out on "e.g." As I said, my
Latin is a little rusty!

Chris Welch-Hutchings
Sr. Technical Writer
Home Wireless Networks, Inc.
cwhutchings -at- homewireless -dot- com

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> It's not exemplar (model/pattern), and it's not gratis (free). It's
> exempli gratia, latin for example. :-)
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> Walter Hanig wrote:
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> > 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 ?
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> > You understand the correct uses for i.e. (id est, that is) and e.g.
> (exemplar gratis, for example).
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> It's not exemplar (model/pattern), and it's not gratis (free). It's
> exempli
> gratia, latin for example. :-)
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> <P>******
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> <P>Walter Hanig wrote:
> <BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=CITE>At 09:27 AM 5/6/98 +1000, Justin Moss wrote:
> <BR>>Would you mind giving me your impression of the 'correct' usage
> of
> these=20
> <BR>>abbreviations ?
> <BR>>
> <BR>You understand the correct uses for i.e. (id est, that is) and
> e.g.
> (exemplar gratis, for example).
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> <P>&nbsp;. . .</BLOCKQUOTE>
> &nbsp;&nbsp;
> <BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=CITE>Walter
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> <P>Walter Hanig
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