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There are four important points to clear up regarding e.g. and i.e.:

  1. They are not the same thing, nor can they be used interchangeably.
  2. You should never add “etc.” after either one.
  3. They don’t need to be italicized.
  4. You should put a comma after e.g. and i.e.

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In case you’re wondering, e.g. is short for exempli gratia; i.e. is short for id est. They’re both from Latin.

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Right, Doctor(s)?

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INDRAPRAMIT DAS, “The Widow and the Xir”: When newly-widowed Sanih’s grief begins to call the desert ghost of her husband Namir to her tribe’s travelling camp, she must find a way to put his death behind her or endanger them all. “A neat fantasy world and a strong story of love… Recommended.”—Locus Online

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