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Deriving intended or unintended advantage from a main-event happening.
He wrote a letter to the editor about the Vancouver June 2011 riots in which he mentioned how things were so different in 1972 when Canada beat USSR in the Summit Series and Asian-origin refugees from Uganda's Idi Amin got admitted to Canada as a collateral benefit of the euphoria. In doing this he subtly mentioned that the item had been covered in his forthcoming book on Uganda Asians, thus deriving collateral benefit for his publication.
by vivaeastafrica June 22, 2011
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