Commpose
   Copychat
   Exercise
 Presentation
  Open floor
i.e. vs. e.g.

✦   What’s the difference?
✦   Do I care?
i.e. vs. e.g.I speak, I
      “...when
       speak for Jimmy.
      E.g., from now on,
      you start showing
          ...
i.e. vs. e.g.
      “E.g. means ‘for
      example.’ What I
     think you to use is
            ‘i.e.’”
i.e. vs. e.g.
      “E.g., i.e., [screw]
      you! The point is
       this: When I say
       ‘jump,” you say
         ‘...
i.e. vs. e.g.

✦   Do I care?
i.e. vs. e.g.
   ✦   Do I
       care?


       YES!
i.e. vs. e.g.
✦   What’s the
    difference?
i.e. vs. e.g.

  i.e. = id est
i.e. vs. e.g.

   i.e. = id est
that is [to say] OR

   “in essence”
i.e. vs. e.g.
  My son wants to
celebrate his favorite
    holiday (i.e.,
  Christmas) every
       month.
i.e. vs. e.g.
e.g. = exempli gratia

  “for example” or

  “example given”
i.e. vs. e.g.
Many holidays (e.g.,
 Christmas, Easter,
and Halloween) stem
  from religious or
   pagan tradition.
i.e. vs. e.g.
Please use patriotic colors,
i.e., red, white and blue, to
       decorate for the
      Independence Day
  ...
i.e. vs. e.g.
   You can use patriotic
colors, e.g., red, white and
 blue, to decorate for the
    Independence Day
      ...
i.e. vs. e.g.
    “Please indicate the
   preferred names and
    spellings of the big
  services, i.e., Facebook,
YouTube...
i.e. vs. e.g.
    “Please indicate the
   preferred names and
    spellings of the big
 services, e.g., Facebook,
YouTube,...
i.e. vs. e.g.
✦   Use a period after each letter
✦   Use a comma after abbreviation
✦   Use a comma before abbreviation*

...
That is all, i.e., THE END.
That is all, i.e., THE END....

...Unless you have something
    to add, e.g., questions,
        comments, etc.
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Presentation done by Jen Halloran for the February meetup of Commpose. This presentation covers proper usage of i.e. and e.g. in your writing.

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    1. 1. Commpose Copychat Exercise Presentation Open floor
    2. 2. i.e. vs. e.g. ✦ What’s the difference? ✦ Do I care?
    3. 3. i.e. vs. e.g.I speak, I “...when speak for Jimmy. E.g., from now on, you start showing me the proper...respect.”
    4. 4. i.e. vs. e.g. “E.g. means ‘for example.’ What I think you to use is ‘i.e.’”
    5. 5. i.e. vs. e.g. “E.g., i.e., [screw] you! The point is this: When I say ‘jump,” you say ‘OK,’ okay?”
    6. 6. i.e. vs. e.g. ✦ Do I care?
    7. 7. i.e. vs. e.g. ✦ Do I care? YES!
    8. 8. i.e. vs. e.g. ✦ What’s the difference?
    9. 9. i.e. vs. e.g. i.e. = id est
    10. 10. i.e. vs. e.g. i.e. = id est that is [to say] OR “in essence”
    11. 11. i.e. vs. e.g. My son wants to celebrate his favorite holiday (i.e., Christmas) every month.
    12. 12. i.e. vs. e.g. e.g. = exempli gratia “for example” or “example given”
    13. 13. i.e. vs. e.g. Many holidays (e.g., Christmas, Easter, and Halloween) stem from religious or pagan tradition.
    14. 14. i.e. vs. e.g. Please use patriotic colors, i.e., red, white and blue, to decorate for the Independence Day celebration. (You should use ONLY these colors.)
    15. 15. i.e. vs. e.g. You can use patriotic colors, e.g., red, white and blue, to decorate for the Independence Day celebration. (Examples of some of the colors they can use.)
    16. 16. i.e. vs. e.g. “Please indicate the preferred names and spellings of the big services, i.e., Facebook, YouTube, UStream, Tumblr, etc.”
    17. 17. i.e. vs. e.g. “Please indicate the preferred names and spellings of the big services, e.g., Facebook, YouTube, UStream, Tumblr, etc.”
    18. 18. i.e. vs. e.g. ✦ Use a period after each letter ✦ Use a comma after abbreviation ✦ Use a comma before abbreviation* *If using within a sentence
    19. 19. That is all, i.e., THE END.
    20. 20. That is all, i.e., THE END.... ...Unless you have something to add, e.g., questions, comments, etc.

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