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Re: st: RE: RE: l. on st. (language on statalist)
Nick Cox <email@example.com> 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
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