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When to Use I.E. Versus E.G.

When to Use I.E. Versus E.G.

Daven Hiskey September 17, 2012 7

You should know when to use “i.e.” and when to use “e.g.” Many people use these interchangeably, but as you look into what “i.e.” and “e.g.” actually mean, you start to see how they

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The Difference Between an Acronym and an Initialism

The Difference Between an Acronym and an Initialism

Daven Hiskey May 24, 2012 11

You should know the difference between an acronym and an initialism. Both acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, but there is a key difference between the two, at least at present. Due to rampant misuse

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It’s Bad Rap, Not Bad Wrap

It’s Bad Rap, Not Bad Wrap

Daven Hiskey May 19, 2012 2

You should know that the expression to describe when someone is falsely convicted of a criminal charge or is on the receiving end of unjustified criticism is “bad rap”, not “bad wrap”. Further, “rap”

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When Adding a Second “PS” at the End of a Letter, It’s “PPS”, Not “PSS”

When Adding a Second “PS” at the End of a Letter, It’s “PPS”, Not “PSS”

Daven Hiskey August 31, 2010 1

This, of course, is because “PS” stands for “postscript”. This comes from the Latin “post scriptum” (sometimes written “postscriptum”), which translates to “written after”, or more to the point, “what comes after the writing”.

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