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Re: st: RE: RE: l. on st. (language on statalist)


From   Philippe Glaziou <glaziou@pasteur-kh.org>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: RE: l. on st. (language on statalist)
Date   Tue, 1 Apr 2003 16:38:12 +0700

Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> ... or pedantry, as we pedants like to say. 
> 
> et al. can mean (and usually does mean) either 
> et alii = and other men and et aliae = and other women. 
> et alia = and other things, appropriate if all your 
> co-authors are inanimate, as mine usually are before
> the second coffee of the day. (The expression "inter alia"
> may be in mind here.) 


'et alibi' = and elsewhere, when referring to other
occurrences in a text, rather than coauthors, even of the
inanimate form.

-- 
Philippe 
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