Feb 4, 2011 ... I have italicized et al. in this post because it's a linguistic example (see section
4.21, p. 105). ... Let us know if there are some we've missed.
Et al.is an abbreviation of the Latin loanphrase et alii, meaning and others. ... The
issue of whether to place a comma before et al. is complicated, but you'll be fine if
you treat it as you would the words and others. ... Never mind vs nevermind.
“Et al.” is a scholarly abbreviation of the Latin phrase et alia, which means “and
others.” It is commonly used when you don't want to name all the people or ...