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    ... is of recent vintage?

    Dear Friends,

    What does the following mean:

    The academic research on this topic is of relative(ly) recent vintage?

    Thank you very much.

    Palinkasocsi

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    Re: ... is of recent vintage?

    Quote Originally Posted by palinkasocsi View Post
    Dear Friends,

    What does the following mean:

    The academic research on this topic is of relative(ly) recent vintage?

    Thank you very much.

    Palinkasocsi
    It just means that it's recent.

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    Re: ... is of recent vintage?

    The source of the metaphor is apparent from the first three letters - vin; but, as palinkasocsi's example shows, the phrases 'good vintage' and 'recent vintage' don't just apply just to wine now.

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