from, since, etc. the year dot

from the year dot

From an unspecified date in time that occurred long ago. My grandmother always says that she's loved cooking from the year dot, but my grandfather is quick to point out that she hated cooking when they first met.
See also: dot, year

since the year dot

From an unspecified date in time that occurred long ago. My grandmother always says that she's loved cooking since the year dot, but my grandfather is quick to point out that she hated cooking when they first met.
See also: dot, since, year

from, since, etc. the year ˈdot

(American English from, since, etc. the year ˈone) (informal) from, etc. a very long time ago: The case contained old papers going back to the year dot.
See also: dot, year