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Tear Up Jack

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The phrase tearing up Jack, which refers to “engaging in rowdy, rambunctious behavior,” has its origins in the traditional English card game known as All Fours. This game is the source of the term jack, referring to the lowest face card in a deck, which was previously known as the knave. A less common variant of tearing up Jack is tearing up Jake. This is part of a complete episode.

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