"i.e." is an abbreviation of the Latin words id est, which mean “that is”. “e.g.” is an abbreviation for the Latin wordsexempli gratia, which mean “for the sake of example”.
Finally someone takes the time to explain this! Thanks a bunch.
Eeeee! My first convention, the Everfree NW, is tomorrow! I can hardly wait.
… On that note, I feel a bit like a fanboy (for all my excitement).