- the word cards can refer to both the generic term for a game and the items used in the playing of said game
The most common set of cards consists of 52 divided into 4 "suits" of 13 numbering from 2 through 10, with four "face cards" and an "ace", which could be counted as either 1 or 11.
Other sets of cards can be used in divination (tarot) or geekhood (Magick, the gathering or yugioh) Well, actually the tarot was really made for a type of card game but people mostly use it for divination because they don't know any better!.
Politicians are known for creating and using their own set of specialty cards during debates and other speaking opportunities.
The most common of this variety are:
- the race card
- the gender card
- the 9/11 card
- Other Political Cards