I.e., Ibid., E.g., Etc.
If you’ve ever written or edited an article or book on a scholarly subject, you probably know your e.g. from your i.e. and ibid. But especially if you spend time with older sources, you’re likely to encounter some abbreviations that haven’t entered the vernacular.
That’s where the table of scholarly abbreviations in CMOS 10.42 comes in handy. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of this fascinating little corner of academia.
Note: Style guides sometimes disagree. Except for a few details that can be verified in standard dictionaries and encyclopedias and other readily available sources, the answers in this quiz rely on the information in the 17th edition of CMOS.
Chicago Style Workout 74: Scholarly Abbreviations
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