"track record"

Charles C Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Thu Nov 18 14:07:32 UTC 2010

The figurative use of the phrase "track record" is certainly not new (the OED shows it from 1965).  Nor would it be noteworthy, except that it is becoming increasing ubiquitous, or so it seems to me--even in cases where simply "record" would suffice.


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