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Re: lynx-dev i.e. nits

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev i.e. nits
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 20:40:24 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, Henry Nelson wrote:

>       I have a Mack, that is, a big truck for hauling.

How about this one:

I have a Mack, i.e. a big truck, for hauling, and a bicycle for getting
to work.

>       I have a D6 that is a bitch to get started on cold mornings.
>       I use a Mac; that is it on the desk by the window.
> Only the first of those sentences would use "i.e." instead of "that is,"
> that is [to say], the subject and verb for "a big truck" is "I have,"
> not "that is."  (That isn't even $0.02.)

Could you share your $0.01's worth on "e.g."? :)


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