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It's time for a new act, Mr Trump

His schtick has won him supporters, but he needs to be less divisive and more presidential


DERIVED from a word in the Yiddish language, a shtick has become part of the jargon of American show business. It refers to an act, such as an adopted persona, that a comedian repeatedly uses in his or her routine.

The word has also been commonly used to describe a certain habit or...

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