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es ese método de elección por el cual se ponen varios palitos de igual medida y uno mas corto en al mano. Se da a elegir entre el grupo y el que saca el palito mas corto es el que hace la tarea.
Also, draw lots. Decide by a lottery using straws of different lengths. For example, Let's draw straws to see who will write the first draft. The lots version dates from the 1400s, whereas straws dates from the 1800s. Both have replaced the still older draw cuts. Another variant is draw the short straw, meaning to be the one so selected for a particular task.