Pelmanism


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Pelmanism

(ˈpɛlməˌnɪzəm)
n
1. a system of training to improve the memory
2. (Card Games) (often not capital) Also called: pairs or concentration (esp US)a memory card game in which a pack of cards is spread out face down and players try to turn up pairs with the same number
[named after the Pelman Institute, founded in London in 1898]

Pelmanism

a system of mental development exercises.
See also: Thinking
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him the game of Pelmanism. Each player allowed to turn up two