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I.E. & E.G.

These abbreviations come from Latin: e.g.: exempli gratia, meaning “for example.” i.e.: id est, meaning “it is” Use a period after each letter, but no space. Always follow either with a comma. It’s often best to use them in parentheses,...Read More

England, the UK, & Britain

The United Kingdom consists of four separate countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Abbreviate it as “the UK.” The history, geography, and government of the United Kingdom have led to a handful of terms that may be confusing. Be mindful...Read More


Use “email,” not “e-mail,” “Email,” or “E-mail.” Capitalize only at the start of a sentence or title....Read More

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