Origin of the Playing Card Symbols

Playing cards are known and used everywhere– and virtually every edge of the globe has actually laid claim to their innovation. The Chinese assert the lengthiest pedigree for card playing (the “game of leaves” was played as early as the 9th century). The French avow their standardization of the carte à jouer and its ancestor, the tarot card. As well as the British allege the earliest reference of a card game in any verified register. Today, the public may recognize just how to play blackjack or bridge, yet few think…