Re: Three modest proposals

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Apr 04 2011 - 04:07:25 CDT

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    On 4 Apr 2011, at 01:27, John W Kennedy wrote:

    > I’m inclined to agree with your general argument, but with 58 playing cards already enrolled today, it’s hard to be terribly negative about adding 23 more to finish the set. (If the current set were limited to the modern deck,

    Do you mean "the modern American deck"?

    > I don’t know that I’d call for the Tarot deck to be added, but since the Knight cards are already included, the current state of affairs seems to be an intrinsically unstable situation.)

    The characters proposed are used in the esoteric Tarot, but are unified with the playing card Trumps (with which they are historically identical).

    Michael Everson *

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