Maybe it is real and unimportant.
I have lost count of the number of times I have given a problem, and heard, "Well, now, this is problem, and so I..."
I invariably reply, "You don't know why I have given you this question. Maybe I am running a poll ...
I agree with having 2NT as a flat GF.
- It removes those hands from a 2/1
- You are not forced to bid suits you don't have
- Games are bid quickly
- One dispenses with the wasteful jump to 3NT
I have played "Lowest jump shift after 1suit is a ...