[Ads-l] at least = at the earliest

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Mar 10 22:38:40 UTC 2015


LOL, thank you :)

I think that's another factor that makes this out of synch with the 
definitions in dictionaries. BB

> Dan Goncharoff <mailto:thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
> March 10, 2015 at 3:06 PM
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> Don't you mean "at the latest"?
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> If I said "since at least January", I would mean it may have started 
> before
> January, but not after.
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