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"I.e." vs. "e.g."

Posted by M.Mazzucco on May 18, 2001

In Reply to: Re: What does.. posted by Bob on May 17, 2001

: : what does i.e. stand for?!!!

: id est, Latin for "that is"

It does (stand for "that is"), and it's not to be confused with "e.g.," which stands instead for "exempli gratia" -- "thanks to the/this example."