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Playing Cards….A little fun with a Historical game

Playing Card Designs

In early games the kings were always the highest card in their suit. However, as early as the late 14th century special significance began to be placed on the nominally lowest card, now called the Ace, so that it sometimes became the highest card and the Two, or Deuce, the lowest

 

Playing Card Designs

Playing cards were invented in Imperial China. They were found in China as early as the 9th century during the Tang Dynasty (618–907).

The front (or “face”) of each card carries markings that distinguish it from the other cards in the deck and determine its use under the rules of the game being played

The most common deck of 52 playing cards in use today includes 13 ranks of each of the four French suits, clubs (♣), diamonds (♦), hearts (♥) and spades (♠), with reversible Rouennais “court” or face cards.

Pictured above is one of 52 cards designed by top artists and designer to help Shelter, a charity that fights homelessness. King of Clubs is credited to artist David Bailey.

 

Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.

Steven Wright

 

The confusion is only understandable ……

 

 

And then they came in all shapes

Playing Card Designs

Playing Card Designs

 

 

I’m kind of a good girl – and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do.
Katy Perry

 

 

 

There are a few funny card around the world or about around the World

creative playing cards girls design 4 Playing cards with girls from different countries

And Signing out…..