business presentations

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business presentations

Post by Archived Topic » Fri Feb 05, 1999 12:00 am

why are business presentations commonly referred to as "decks"?
Submitted by jeff menche (mamaroneck - U.S.A.)
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business presentations

Post by Jonathon Green » Sat Feb 06, 1999 8:00 am

Perhaps its an extended use of 'deck' meaning a pack of cards.
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