Here is your bit of useless information for this week. Today I'm going to give you the Actually meaning of both: E.G. & I.E.
Up first, everyones favorite In Example Abbreviation....or is it? Actually, no, here is what I.E. really means.
I.E. = that is
Thats right, I.E. does not mean (In Example)
And that would mean E.G. means:
E.G. = 1) Latin exempli gratia (for example) 2) for example; for the sake of example; such as.