Ophelia

Joined: November 6, 2011

Number of comments posted: 6

Number of votes received: 8

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eg, e.g., or eg.

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Re: eg, e.g., or eg.  •  September 7, 2012, 2:19pm  •  0 vote

Hilarious! And informative. Thanks for the oatmeal link, GabbyGibby. Make Your English Work: Great blog post, I agree with your logic. Seems that not everyone does though, hence the confusion many

Re: eg, e.g., or eg.  •  January 13, 2012, 7:05pm  •  0 vote

I agree with you in principle, eelc12, however it appears that what is right is being re-written as the english language evolves. I would much prefer to write e.g. as you have described above, however

Re: eg, e.g., or eg.  •  November 13, 2011, 12:26pm  •  3 votes

*palm to forehead* Tom, you are right: my mistake. New South Wales Australia, to be precise.

Re: eg, e.g., or eg.  •  November 11, 2011, 12:41pm  •  4 votes

Interesting, thanks. I suppose on this theme if you were to be hyper-correct, etc. should be et.c. because it stands for et cetera, but everyone seems to write etc. or just etc because it is so readil

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  November 6, 2011, 5:48pm  •  1 vote

My vote for silent t would go to tsunami. Does anyone actually say the t in that word?

Re: Can every letter be used as a silent letter?  •  November 6, 2011, 5:34pm  •  0 vote

Ha ha ha - silent P in swimming pool! Think about it. With the mind of a ten year old boy.