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The Domino Effect

Posted by Sathyaish on March 15, 2004

I am curious as to the origin of the coinage *The Domino Effect*. Is it an eponym? Or has it something to do with *diminish*? The word *domino* does not seem to carry any semblance to the implied phenomenon.

Suddenly, I am embarrased reading my first sentence. Is it right to capitalize the phrase "The Domino Effect" without any punctuation in a running sentence?