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Could there be a misusage of 'date back to' in this:
"While simple log-log plots may be instructive in detecting possible power laws, and have been used dating back to Pareto in the 1890s, validation as a power laws requires more sophisticated statistics."
The verb phrase 'date back to' means 'begin to exist since', not 'since'. So shouldn't 'dating back to' be replaced with 'since' in the example?
context info: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Log-log_plot#Applications
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