pelmanism

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Pelmanism (ˈpɛlməˌnɪzəm)
 
n
1.  a system of training to improve the memory
2.  (often not capital) pairs, Also called: concentration 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]

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