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Reverse Attitude Leads?

There's a class of players in England who, when asked about their leads, will say "reverse attitude". Given that they are all (at least to my knowledge) old as heck, and "reverse attitude" as they falteringly describe it when asked to be clearer involves leading a low card from a good suit and a higher one from a bad suit, I always assumed it was just a bastardised form of what the EBU defines as "standard" leads. 

 

Unfortunately, yesterday I played a match where the opponents were apparently playing "reverse attitude" as a lead style, and they were in fact playing low from doubletons. So. Is "reverse attitude" actually a real style of leading with defined rules? Do those defined rules involve leading low from doubletons? I ask because a google for "reverse attitude leads bridge" gives nothing to do with leads at all, and the only people who seem to play them also are the kind of people who don't know what's going on, with the best will in the world.

 

Apologies if anyone on here objects to that characterisation - this is just my experience from limited exposure, and I'm still a bit miffed from yesterday.

 

For those who will say that I should have asked rather than just assume that "reverse attitude" included top of a doubleton, you're quite right. In yesterday's match that wasn't actually relevant - their card had standard leads including top of a doubleton marked on it, looked decades old so I thought it might actually represent their agreements, and they didn't object when I said to my partner "looks like Benji Acol and standard leads". They did, however, spend some time saying reverse attitude leads included low from a doubleton. I didn't care at the time because, as I say, their card had high from a doubleton marked on it, but I was curious as to whether anyone here had a clue whether they were right or not.

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