hist-games: Obscure Playing Cards Question

Beka Clark-Smith greathallgames at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jun 20 08:17:03 PDT 2005


Try to send again--

> Thought someone on this list might be able to answer this query. I have 
> Squeezer cards in my store, but if someone knows more...
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "The Merry Piper" <merry_piper at yahoo.com>
> Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 7:19 AM
> Subject: Obscure Playing Cards Question
> 
> 
>> When I was but a tad, many years ago in Louisiana, my relatives would
>> play boure (card game) with cards that featured two chained dogs on
>> the back.  The dogs were named something like "Strife" and "Anger" or
>> similar.  The caption read (from memory) "If we could break these
>> chains that bind us!"
>>
>> I know it's a longshot, but do you know the brand/availability of
>> these playing cards?
>>
>> --piper
>



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