n.— «“Guitarists who use capos are cheating and using them as a crutch.” “OK… once and for all… lots of guys used to call them ‘cheaters.’ It was just slang. They didn’t necessarily mean the players were cheating, just that they were a way around a technical challenge. Keith is far from the only guy to have called them that. I’m sure that neither he nor most others (with any real knowlege of guitar) really feel that using a ‘cheater’ really diminishes the stature or skill of the player, they are just a solution to a problem.”» —“Re: Three Annoying False Statements” by Don Evans Usenet: alt.guitar July 6, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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