Sleight of Hand (#43)

Sleight of Hand

Sleight of hand, also known as prestidigitation (“quick fingers”) or legerdemain, is the set of techniques used by a magician (or card sharp) to manipulate objects such as cards and coins secretly. Sleight-of-hand techniques can also be used to cheat in gambling games, in street con games such as the three-shell game, or three-card monte to steal, or, sometimes, to claim supernatural powers, as in the performances of some 19th- and early 20th-century spirit mediums. ~ Wikipedia.

I’ve had this phrase rattling around in my head for a while as Pearl Jam and Radiohead have both used it in song lyrics and I thought it would be a cool thing to illustrate. So, here it is!

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