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Of, relating to, or designating an interglacial stage of the early Pleistocene in North America, between the Nebraskan and Kansan glaciations.
With the. The Aftonian interglacial or its deposits.
Late 19th century. From Afton, the name of a town in Iowa, U.S.A., where an exposure of these deposits was found + -ian.
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.