The pack in use must be a pre-arranged one, a switch being made with the ordinary pack of similar backs. Allow a spectator to make a free selection of one card from the set-cup pack. Cut the pack and sight the bottom card. Proceed to name the chosen card from it by pretended lip-reading with the tips of the fingers. Patter about the facility with which deaf people, by simply placing their fingertips to a person's lips, can understand what is being said and continue with: 'Please whisper softly under your breath the name of your card and 1 will attempt to tell what you are saying by feeling your lips.' Place your fingertips to his lips and name the card.