When things begin running smoothly and successfully, they get “on track.” Some people oddly
substitute “untracked” for this expression, perhaps thinking that to be
“tracked” is to be stuck in a rut.
This is the ten-year anniversary of the Common Errors in English Usage calendar. To celebrate, we are bringing back some of our favorite interesting, funny, but sometimes merely silly entries through the years before going on hiatus in 2016.
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