Thursday, 24 November 2011

THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY.......................
  • Business double : often a very large whiskey to celebrate pulling off a superb contract
  • Take a view : the process by which a decision can be reached without having to consider the evidence or determine the truth
  • Vacant spaces : what usually lies between most bridge players' ears
  • Half trick : an early withdrawal from congress
  • Tap : a manner commonly used by players to persuade their partners to lend them some cash
  • Tight : the term given to players who can't be "tapped "
  • Analysis : a high level cognitive skill lost to the run-of-the-mill bridge player
  • Control : what players fail to do with their anger and frustration , allowing their emotions to run riot instead

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