Grammar Reminder: I.E. or E.G. ?

i.e. = “that is” (Latin: “id est”)
e.g. = “for example” (Latin: “exempli gratia”)

4 Replies to “Grammar Reminder: I.E. or E.G. ?”

  1. Thank you! More people need to know this.
    Here’s another good one: “I couldn’t care less.” (Saying “I could care less” is the opposite of what they really mean)

  2. I look this one up all the time. Fortunately it’s easily google-able. Wonder how long it’ll take for this post to make my results… Aw, heck, I’ll bookmark it 😉

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