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Chris -- 2011-03-08
It’s a plausilbe reshaping, since ‘prestodigitation’ ought to mean something like ‘fast fingers.’ But the real etymology is different. About 100 ghits:
For Houdin, magic tricks, illusions, sleight of hand, prestodigitation—these are things that give him a bit of an ego boost.
and by what prestodigitation does a boy become a man?
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...develop confidence and stage presence as you demonstrate proficiency in performing prestodigitation.1 week $130** (includes $15 materials fee*)
www.howardcc.edu/coned/conedkidssummerc … ptions.cfm
it just looked sooo smooth and effortless. Prestodigitation at its finest.