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I thought it was “In Example” that’s what I learned in grade school

i.e.
What you think it means: For example.
What it really means: In other words.

This is one among a number of shortened words that confuse people. Here’s a quick guide on how to use them. Et cetera is etc., example is ex. or e.g., and in other words is i.e. When you use i.e. you’re essentially putting it there to let people know that you’re going to be stating the same information in different words. Here’s how it really works. It’s June and I moved into my new apartment in April, i.e., two months ago.

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One comment on “I thought it was “In Example” that’s what I learned in grade school

  1. HillaryMarek
    October 14, 2015

    Reblogged this on Whatcha Reading Hillary.

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