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-====== Mr. Wizard Telephone Test ====== 
  
-The coding method used was first published by Howard Savage in the June 1929 issue of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38571/​The+Sphinx/​16|The Sphinx]]//, Vol. 28 No. 4, p. 136. Savage'​s code was employed in a book test using a booklet of poetry with about twenty pages. The page number was transmitted,​ so that the medium could refer to a duplicate booklet and identify the poem selected. The application of his code to playing cards seems to have been made by William McCaffrey (see John N. Hilliard'​s //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​13140/​Greater+Magic/​622|Greater Magic]]//, 1938, p. 566). See the May 1942 issue of //​[[http://​askalexander.org/​display/​38546/​The+Sphinx/​5|The Sphinx]]// (Vol. 41 No. 3) for J. G. Thompson and Charles Nyquist'​s survey of telephone test methods, "​Thanks to A. G. Bell", p.49. 
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-See also [[telephone_codes|Telephone Codes]]. 
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