Brownie points in modern usage are a hypothetical social currency, which can be acquired by doing good deeds or earning favor in the eyes of another, often one's superior.
Other articles related to "brownie points, point, points":
... in 1951, where a man in the Los Angeles Times speaks of earning favor with his wife in terms of brownie points ...
... generation in Ghostbusters begins with a simple character point mechanic for assigning character attributes, which it calls Traits ... Each character begins with 12 points, which the character's player assigns to the four Traits Brains, Muscle, Moves, and Cool, giving each Trait a score between 1 and 5 ... The character's score in each Talent is three points higher than the associated Trait ...
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“Every man has to learn the points of the compass again as often as he awakes, whether from sleep or any abstraction.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)