Posted by ESC on July 09, 2003
In Reply to: I.e. posted by Sherry on July 09, 2003
: Hi, I was just wondering what the saying "i.e." means. I have an acquantance that says it all the time, and I just sort of thought it meant "for example", but somehow when he says it, sometimes it doesn't fit. Thanks.
From Merriam-Webster online:
Main Entry: i.e.
Etymology: Latin id est