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The meaning of "back to the drawing board"

" Back to the drawing board "
Said when a plan fails and it's time to start again and make a new plan.
That battery hovercraft was a nice idea but it just didn't work. I guess it's back to the drawing board.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 20th century.
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