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Re: Blink

Posted by Lewis on August 30, 2005

In Reply to: Blink posted by Hanney on August 30, 2005

: What is the meaning and origin of the phrase "who blinks first"?

meaning derives from a kids game in a staring contest - whoever blinks first loses. in an adult context, it sometimes refers to a hi-tension stand-off between fierce rivals - can be applied to business or war.

L