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#1 2006-06-02 18:36:06

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'prestodigitation' for 'prestidigitation'

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.
todayslessons.blogspot.com/archives/2005_03_01_todayslessons_archive.html

and by what prestodigitation does a boy become a man?
www.poetrypages.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.ph … 412aebef60

...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.
magicbunny.co.uk/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=16220&sid=1b69e3322f8e3e21ef4ddfbce5d72499

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