Asked • 08/28/19

Writing Style and Usage

Is it OK to use the term, "etc." when writing lists of people?

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Andrea P.

Yes, exactly as Peggy explains, et al is another option you can use when you need to write lists of people. From Latin, it literally means, "and others." I've even used it when speaking.


Andrea P. answered • 08/29/19

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