Pelmanism

/ (ˈpɛlməˌnɪzəm) /

noun

a system of training to improve the memory
Also called: pairs, (esp US) concentration (often not capital) 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

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Word Origin for Pelmanism

named after the Pelman Institute, founded in London in 1898

Words nearby Pelmanism

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