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 This count appeared, applied as a displacement,​ in "The Phantom Aces" within Charles Jordan'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14618/​Thirty+Card+Mysteries/​67|Thirty Card Mysteries]]//,​ 1919, p. 65. Karl Fulves named the sleight the "​Jordan Count,"​ and Francis Haxton, Norm Houghton and Ed Marlo each independently rediscovered the dynamic in the context of a false display. Houghton was first to print, with "​Modified Elmsley Count" in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38692/​Hugard+s+magic+monthly/​18|Hugard'​s Magic Monthly]]//,​ Vol. 21 No. 3, Nov. 1963, p. 18. Marlo, calling it the "​Flexible Count,"​ followed a month later in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​23314/​New+Tops/​590|New Tops]]//, Vol. 3 No. 12, Dec. 1963, p. 22. Haxton enters the picture in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20049/​Epilogue/​85|Epilogue]]//,​ No. 10, Nov. 1970, p. 75, with "​Jordan'​s 4-as-4 Count."​ Also see "Card Problems"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20049/​Epilogue/​82|Epilogue]]//,​ No. 9, July 1970, p. 72; and "You Can't Count on Jordan"​ in //Sticks & Stones//, No. 1, Jan. 1975, p. 3. This count appeared, applied as a displacement,​ in "The Phantom Aces" within Charles Jordan'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​14618/​Thirty+Card+Mysteries/​67|Thirty Card Mysteries]]//,​ 1919, p. 65. Karl Fulves named the sleight the "​Jordan Count,"​ and Francis Haxton, Norm Houghton and Ed Marlo each independently rediscovered the dynamic in the context of a false display. Houghton was first to print, with "​Modified Elmsley Count" in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38692/​Hugard+s+magic+monthly/​18|Hugard'​s Magic Monthly]]//,​ Vol. 21 No. 3, Nov. 1963, p. 18. Marlo, calling it the "​Flexible Count,"​ followed a month later in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​23314/​New+Tops/​590|New Tops]]//, Vol. 3 No. 12, Dec. 1963, p. 22. Haxton enters the picture in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20049/​Epilogue/​85|Epilogue]]//,​ No. 10, Nov. 1970, p. 75, with "​Jordan'​s 4-as-4 Count."​ Also see "Card Problems"​ in //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​20049/​Epilogue/​82|Epilogue]]//,​ No. 9, July 1970, p. 72; and "You Can't Count on Jordan"​ in //Sticks & Stones//, No. 1, Jan. 1975, p. 3.
  
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