Re: Three modest proposals

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Apr 04 2011 - 04:09:04 CDT

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    On 4 Apr 2011, at 03:13, John W Kennedy wrote:

    > A caveat: the existing A, 2-10, J, Kn, Q, K cards name the modern suits. Adding the Tarot suits as alternate names would be judicious. (The equivalents: spades=swords, hearts=cups, diamonds=coins or pentacles, clubs=staves are well established, but are not universally known.)

    Please see the code chart where you will see that the section headings specify "Spades or swords", "Hearts or cups", "Diamonds or pentacles", and "Clubs or wands".

    Michael Everson *

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