Saturday, November 5, 2011

Word of the Day! 11/5/11

三すくみ券/ san sukumi ken [san-sukumi-ken]
1. Japanese. Three-way stand-off.
2. A game played, like the Western Rock-Paper-Scissors, except it represents the stand-off between a slug, snake, toad. Snake beats toad, toad beats slug, slug beats snake; the inevitable life triangle.

EX. I do not understand why slug beats snake in san sukumi ken.

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