What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
(Variations: diddly or diddley or diddly-damn or diddly-poo or diddly-poop or diddly-shitor diddly-squat or diddly-squirt or diddlywhoop or shit or squat or zilch or zip may replace beans) To be very ignorant; not know even the fundamentals •In each case the positive and negative idiom have the same meaning: You don't know beans, do you?/ may have been England's greatest mathematical puzzle inventor, but he knew beans about spiders and flies
[1833+; entry form fr an old joke question, found by 1830, ''How many blue beans make five white?'']