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C. and the dreaded L word

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.