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2A later revelation or realization; (as a mass noun) understanding of a situation or event after it has happened or developed; hindsight.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Whichcote (1609–1683), theologian and moral philosopher. From after- + light.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.