Going forward (was SCOTUS)

Randy Alexander strangeguitars at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 20 04:11:33 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 1:49 AM, Pat O'Conner <mailbox at grammarphobia.com>wrote:

> Going forward, please use BC-US--Supreme Court as the starting point for =
> the stories about the highest court."

I first heard "going forward", meaning "from now on" when I was working for
Lehman Bros in 2000, and was very surprised by it.  Has anyone traced it?

Randy Alexander
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