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    'ie' and 'eg'

    Are the examples below (using 'ie' and 'eg') punctuated correctly per British style in all their variations - ie with commas, parentheses and dashes?

    'ie'
    I'm going to the place where I work best, ie the coffee shop.
    I'm going to the place where I work best (ie the coffee shop).
    I'm going to the place where I work best - ie the coffee shop.


    At the places where I work well, eg Starbucks, I have none of the distractions I have at home.
    The most beautiful human in Greek mythology, ie Leda's daughter Helen, may have had a unibrow, according to a 2009 book on Helen I'm reading.
    The most beautiful human in Greek mythology (ie Leda's daughter Helen) may have had a unibrow, according to a 2009 book on Helen I'm reading.
    The most beautiful human in Greek mythology - ie Leda's daughter Helen - may have had a unibrow, according to a 2009 book on Helen I'm reading.


    'eg'
    At the places where I work well, eg Starbucks, I have none of the distractions I have at home.
    At the places where I work well (eg Starbucks) I have none of the distractions I have at home.
    At the places where I work well - eg Starbucks - I have none of the distractions I have at home.


    Some children of Leda, eg Castor and Pollux, were born in pairs.
    Some children of Leda (eg Castor and Pollux) were born in pairs.
    Some children of Leda - eg Castor and Pollux - were born in pairs.

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    Re: 'ie' and 'eg'

    Yes.

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