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William Hupy
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epoch

Postby William Hupy » Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:16 am

I realized that this word, meaning "the start of a new period of time", could be coupled with epic, meaning "grand" for an epic epoch. Funny that these words do not appear to be related.
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Re: epoch

Postby Perry Lassiter » Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:52 pm

Can't epoch refer to a whole period of time rather than just the beginning? As for example we lived during the Beetles epoch, the whole five or ten years or so.
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Re: epoch

Postby William Hupy » Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:10 am

I agree, Perry. Epoch has that meaning also.
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