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The Game of Life

Advantages: "Yes....
Disadvantages: ....but not in the south."

...“All go-getters, careerists, snobs, cads and cut-throats will find this book invaluable,” wrote John Betjeman when Lifemanship first appeared. Since I fall into none of these categories – or, at least, none that I would admit to - invaluable isn’t quite ...

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Review of Lifemanship - Stephen Potter

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Winning without actually cheating

Advantages: "If you're not one-up on the other fellow…
Disadvantages: …then he's one-up on you."

The word “gamesmanship” is often used, and often misused, to describe the little tricks some people play to gain advantage, but not everyone knows where the word originates. Consider, if you please, the opening sentence above. In particular, note: ...

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Review of Gamesmanship - Stephen Potter

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