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Why it is called Visiting Card?

Asked by Priya, 11 Nov '08 03:43 pm
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1.

It transfer from pocket to pocket
Answered by Akshya Kumar, 11 Nov '08 04:18 pm

 
  
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Visiting cards also known as calling cards first appeared in China in the 15th century, and in Europe in the 17th century. The footmen of aristocrats and of royalty would deliver these first European visiting cards to the servants of their prospective hosts solemnly introducing the arrival of their owners. Visiting cards became an indispensable tool of etiquette, with sophisticated rules governing their use. The essential convention was that one person would not expect to see another person in their own home (unless invited or introduced) without first leaving their visiting card with the person at their home. Upon leaving the card, they would not expect to be admitted at first, but might receive a card at their own home in response. This would serve as a signal that a personal visit and meeting at home would not be unwelcome. On the other hand, if no card was forthcoming in return, or if a card were sent in an envelope, a personal visit was thereby discouraged. As an adoption from Fre ...more
Answered by iqbal ahmed, 11 Nov '08 03:49 pm

 
  
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So that the person u are visiting can know everything about u from this card..u need not to elaborate about u and can discuss business only upon visit...
Answered by rk rahi, 11 Nov '08 03:47 pm

 
  
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Your id
Answered by mohd basheer, 11 Nov '08 03:46 pm

 
  
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Coz that card shows all information abt us with address & number..
Answered by bansari khatri, 11 Nov '08 03:45 pm

 
  
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Good joke
Answered by anish samson, 11 Nov '08 03:44 pm

 
  
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U give it on ur visit
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 11 Nov '08 03:43 pm

 
  
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