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year dot

  1. (idiomatic, British, Ireland) A very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.
    Synonym: (Australia, NZ) day dot
    That hat dates from the year dot.
    • 1989 June, Phil South, “Rage Hard”, in Your Sinclair magazine[1], archived from the original on 2012-03-10:
      Disk interfaces have been around since the year dot, as people soon realised that the microdrive was unreliable, unstable and generally rubbish for the storage of anything, useless except as a rather small beermat.

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  • Year Dot, in LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus.