"track record" by feet

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 19 19:42:18 UTC 2010

Initially it was a typo, but I left it in for a laugh... No, not
eggcorn, sorry...


On 11/19/2010 1:52 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 11/18/2010 11:54 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>> http://goo.gl/nUF0S
>> New York Times - Oct 20, 1886
>>> The 100 miles was done in 6:1:15--25 minutes ahead of the world s
>>> record and over 1 minute ahead of the track record for this distance
>>> made at Springfield, By Ives, of Meriden, Connecticut.
>> But the article touts the feet
> An eggcorn, or just an accident?  This was a bicycle record!

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