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Discussion on: & nbsp ; stands for "non-breaking space" 🤯

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dev-head

Furthermore, a.k.a; is for "Also Known As"... i.e. another name.

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Lautaro Lobo

I always thought that i.e. was In Example, and e.g. Example Given...

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SavagePixie

Actually, e.g. stands for exempli gratia in Latin, which means "for the sake of example".

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Jason C. McDonald

I've got a "smart aleck of the day" award around here somewhere for you...... :P

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Thomas H Jones II

What do I get for "anti-virgule"?

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Silvestar Bistrović • Edited

A bit furthermore, i.e. stands for id est and means roughly "that is".

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George Jempty

The way I remember the difference between i.e. and e.g. is that, people think i.e. means "in/for example" but actually that's e.g. -- i.e. is "specifically"

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Thomas H Jones II

Just never, never, never say "ect.". Makes me twitch every time I see it in print. Even worse when I see someone I know is an experienced UNIX/Linux user make that botch.

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Ken Bellows

@GeorgeJempty I always thought of "i.e." as "in essence"

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Ben Sinclair • Edited

Additionalmost, i.e. is for "id est", a Latin browser most people try to forget.

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Matt Ellen

And & is short for et c.