Rice Lake Public Library

Welcome to the RLPL's tumblr! Here you'll find mostly posts about books and libraries. And whatever makes us laugh on Monday morning.
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Lost in a Book: Courage

Lost in a Book: World Wildlife Federation cards

Lost in a Book: A mysterious clue

Lost in a Book: Our 50 Great States flags

Lost in a Book: Valentine for Grandma Sally

Lost in a Book: Light saber

Lost in a Book: Barn Raising

Lost in a Book: Buffaloes

Lost in a Book: Victorian girl


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.




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


Right, Doctor(s)?


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