For me, copy editing is a lot of fun, very much like working on a puzzle, e.g., a jigsaw puzzle, a crossword puzzle, or a word search. If you think that it might have been better to use i.e. instead of e.g. in the preceding sentence, please allow me to introduce you to a particularly entertaining way to learn the difference between the two. If you already are quite comfortable with how to use i.e. and e.g., check this out anyway, because it’s hilarious.
Click on either frame below to get the full lesson. Thanks, The Oatmeal!
Come back again later to learn about a lot vs. alot.