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U 15.2192: Rush your order and play a slick ace.


The ‘slick ace’ is explained by the Sioux City Journal (Iowa) of 24 February 1924:

Look out for the flapper with the loaded dice! [...] ”Slick ace” cards are offered as one of the newer novelties. The aces in these decks have been treated with a substance which makes it possible to cut to an ace every time regardless of the shuffle. (p. 32)


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