year dot


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Noun1.year dot - as long ago as anyone can remember; "he has been a conductor since the year dot"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
long time, years, age - a prolonged period of time; "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"
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"They need to get back to what United do best, which is playing a certain brand of football which hasn't just been synonymous with Sir Alex Ferguson, it's from the year dot, Sir Matt [Busby], Ron Atkinson...
The Earth's climate has been changing since the year dot, with heat waves and ice ages, it has nothing to do with carbon dioxide emissions (millions of tons of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is computer generated gobbledegook).
Paul Barber has been Nicholls' landlord since year dot.
"And although he has been in the sport since the year dot, he has managed to maintain his mojo, his passion across all these years.
Balierbare said that for next year DOT is targeting 2.10 million visitors for the region, and for year 2020, about 2.51 million.
And when I was a lad, back in the year dot, my parents were less than sympathetic to my ambitions.
"Not a lot of things stand still for that long, unless you are Corky Browne, of course, who has been my sidekick since year dot and with me every step of the way.
But the fact is we have to have a third-place finisher because the Olympic movement, the IOC and FIFA have been hand in hand in football tournaments since the year dot.
The army have been putting their recruits including officer cadets through exercise courses since the year dot without doing research on the subject.
I have been brought from the year dot that the ball should be played on the deck, and stuff like that.
With the help of the university's Serious Games Institute, Mr Hill designed an app which allows users to create timelines of photos which are then stamped with the time that has passed since a given moment - the 'year dot'.