Posted by Bob on August 27, 2003
In Reply to: C. posted by GPP on August 27, 2003
: : : the Neolithic age (c. 8000-5000 b.c.)
: : :
: : : what is the first "c." short for?
: : Circa. It means "about."
: It's a L***n word, almost never used in spoken or informal English.
We try to avoid writing down the word L*tin around here. Search engine spiders picked up on a few people asking for translations, which snowballed. Since that's not our purpose, we try to minimize the damage.