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etc.



In the for-what-it's-worth department.

Since Latin is not taught much anymore, let me correct a frequent error
that appears here and elsewhere.

etc. is the abbreviation for et cetera, roughly translated 'and so forth'.
If written out it is two words. Interestingly the dictionary also has one
word etcetera with a different meaning.

A frequent error is to write ect. If you just say et cetera as you write it
is almost impossible to make the error.

ron w8gus.
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