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The Origins of Wonder

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-Jack McMillen and Judson Brown contributed "Telltale Color" to //[[|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 33 No. 1, Mar. 1934, p. 12. In this article, McMillen and Brown explained how the odd-colored card could be sighted while riffling for the division of the deck in preparation for an in-the-hands riffle shuffle. (The trick was curiously reprinted as "Tell Tale Color" in //[[|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 39 No. 10, Dec. 1940, p. 247.) 
-Milbourne Christopher published the idea of spotting a single selection resting in a different colored bank during the interlacing of the cards for a tabled riffle shuffle in //[[|Hugard's Magic Monthly]]//, Vol. 18 No. 9, May 1961, p. 99, and quotes from private notes made by Jean Hugard on July 18, 1934. Those notes, though, are predated by four months by the above //The Sphinx// citation. 
-Gordon Bruce has built on all this, with an elegant strategy for sighting two selections, using a push-through shuffle. It was published in Roberto Giobbi's //Secret Agenda//, 2010, p. 210. 
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