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Re: lynx-dev Re: i.e., nits

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: i.e., nits
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 07:12:03 -0500 (EST)

> On Fri, Dec 10, 1999 at 02:05:11AM -0800, Michael Warner wrote: 
> > On or about 09 Dec, 1999, Klaus Weide 
> > <address@hidden> wrote: 
> > > On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Henry Nelson wrote: 
> I learned "i.e." means "in other words, " and "e.g." means "for 
> example," both of which are parenthetical expressions that should be 
> separated from the main thoughts by commas. 

that's probably close to the explanation I was given (the slant given to
the translation would affect how it's used).
> <> 

Thomas E. Dickey

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