The origins of the card game
Old Maid trace back to the 17th century, with players trying to form pairs out of all of their cards until someone—the loser—is left with the lonely, unmatched, single old maid.
In the past 130 years, retail card decks have been produced specifically for Old Maid, always featuring illustrations of the dreaded losing card. It’s interesting to see how the Old Maid has evolved over the years. I trust ...Continue Reading →