9 – Back To The Drawing Board

9 – Back To The Drawing Board

  • Means to start over after a failure
  • Originated with a cartoon in the New Yorker magazine
  • Started during the years of WWII
  • Architects and engineers often use a flat panel called a draftsman’s table to make designs
  • New Yorker cartoon shows a plane crashed into the ground with an engineer walking away saying “Well back to the old drawing board.”

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