If I have I'm a back number—and I'd a great deal rather be dead.
When I wanted Joe, Dad didn't count, he was nothing to me but a back number.
Yes ma'am, I've read it and I've found out what a back number I've been.
No, he is a back number now, and he will be lucky if it is no worse.
Jim realized that he was a back number, but he hung on just the same.
He once adored ...