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Re: Playing Cards/Tarot cards

On Wed, 28 Jul 1999, Nate Piekos wrote:

> the 3 of swords has 3 swords in the picture on the card) much like modern
> cards have 4 hearts on the 4 of hearts, both have king, queen, knight
> (jack).... the modern deck just dropped some of the arcana. 

Modern playing cards have dropped the entire Major Arcana, but keep most 
of the minor arcana. The only difference being that tarot cards have both 
a page and a knight instead of just a jack.