When I was in my last year of high school, the first year when I was able to talk to other students, I devised an experiment to satisfy myself whether telepathy exists.
I got invited by three other boys to join them in playing cards at lunch, specifically the game Euchre which requires four players.
For those who don’t know, and without going into all the rules, let’s just say that Euchre is played in two ‘teams’ of two. In each round of play, you are dealt five cards and then you and your partner (who sits directly opposite you) try to coordinate your play.
Based on one of the cards left after the deal, one suit is declared trump. If it’s a heart, then a heart of any rank will defeat even an ace of clubs, spades or diamonds.
And so, each round when your partner is playing their…