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Using "And Etc."

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"Etc." is short for the Latin phrase "et cetera", which literally means "and others", but is usually translated as "and so on". "Et" means "and", so "and etc." would mean "and and so on", which is redundant. Simply use "etc.", as in "A, B, C, etc."

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