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  1. AisforAustin's Avatar
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    Default Conference Chatrooms on BBM.

    How come the chatrooms come up as "<Name> at el" or was it et al...but yeah??
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    Hm Are there public BBM chatrooms?
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    Quote Originally Posted by macnthamost View Post
    How come the chatrooms come up as "<Name> at el" or was it et al...but yeah??
    "Et al (et alii)" is Latin for "and others".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Morf32 View Post
    "Et al (et alii)" is Latin for "and others".
    Why does it come up as Latin though? and Thank you for the translation
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    Quote Originally Posted by macnthamost View Post
    Why does it come up as Latin though? and Thank you for the translation
    It is a commonly used Latin phrase... probably because it's nice and short.
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    It is a commonly used phrase. Its just like RSVP which stands for "Répondez s'il vous plaît" literally translated to "respond please". Isnt it odd how we use untranslated phrases so much?
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    Quote Originally Posted by graspDESIGN View Post
    It is a commonly used phrase. Its just like RSVP which stands for "Répondez s'il vous plaît" literally translated to "respond please". Isnt it odd how we use untranslated phrases so much?
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    Anyways, It is odd. Thanks everyone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by graspDESIGN View Post
    It is a commonly used phrase. Its just like RSVP which stands for "Répondez s'il vous plaît" literally translated to "respond please". Isnt it odd how we use untranslated phrases so much?
    Our entire language is "borrowed" (or derived from other languages, I should say), so it's not really that odd. And this has gotten pretty off-topic, but thank you for the translation of RSVP... I knew what the "R" stood for, but never knew how literal the phrase is (had no idea that "SVP" stood for "s'il vous plait"). Thanks!
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    lets make one then

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