A young age, as in It's a great advantage to learn languages at a tender age. [Early 1300s]
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The Many, Many Words For DrunkardsGrab your drink of choice and join us as we look back on some of the best words for drunkards from history. 1. He’s biggy Here’s the thing: We’ve been getting drunk since the stone age. (We as in “humans,” not necessarily we as in the Dictionary.com staff.) Why? Well for one thing, it’s fun. For another, it’s a communal, social activity, and we (as …
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