"pokeraticians" sightin g

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Apr 4 13:34:05 UTC 2005

Reminds me of 19th C. "packetarian," a packet-ship sailor.  OED calls this S.E., but opinions vary. More recently, we've got "trickeration" and "tricknology."


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In a message dated 4/3/05 11:55:14 PM, zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU writes:

> NYT Book Review 4/3/05, p. 19, review by James McManus of two advice
> books on poker playing:
> -----
> The grain of Harrington's counsel is finer than that of most
> pokeraticians'.=A0 [yes, the apostrophe was there.]
> -----
> probably a recent invention.=A0 only two google hits (from the web,
> rather than newsgroups).
> arnold

Surely this is a stunt word. Google has a web site for POKEROLOGIST and 78=20
hits for POKEROLOGY, which is a much more likely way to go, it seems to me.=20=

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