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The difference between i.e. and e.g.

After raging ad-hoc, non-traditional apostrophe abuse, one of the most common mistakes an editor sees is people using i.e. and e.g. interchangeably. First things first: they are not interchangeable. Well, they may be interchangeable in some kind of surrealist anti-grammar situation, where the desired effect is to get your reader to tear out their tongue [...]

By | 2017-05-19T08:20:31+00:00 June 21st, 2015|Did you know, Grammar, Misused words|0 Comments