Misspelled words and typos

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in the citing et al. this spell checker wants to have et al

I believe et al. is correct

See example:

Zota, et al., 2005.

asked Apr 07 '11 at 16:00 Cynthia Mitchell New member

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You're correct, you should have a period after 'al' because it is an abbreviation of 'alii'.  Et doesn't need a period because it is not an abbreviation.

link comment answered Apr 10 '11 at 09:50 Kimberly Expert

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