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  • As recently as the 1950s humorist Stephen Potter Gamesmanship could still joke that a nice long boring discussion of “oikology” was a perfect strategy for terminating a romantic relationship.

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  • Isn't this just another spelling of ecology?

    September 7, 2008

  • Yoiks, there's a science to it?

    September 6, 2008

  • oikology – the science of the home; home economics; the "science" of housekeeping

    July 26, 2008