Sidetrack | Define Sidetrack at Dictionary.com

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Here’s a Word of the Moment that’s commonly used, but whose origins I had never before considered:

Sidetrack , v.

1. to move from the main track to a siding, as a train.
2. to move or distract from the main subject or course.

[Origin: 1825-35, Americanism]

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