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Secret techniques (was:Telegrams)


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Posted by Jock on February 28, 2021 at 10:50:28 user Jock.

In Reply to: Re: Telegrams posted by John Nichols on February 28, 2021 at 08:31:47:

He developed a semaphore system with his mother where they rang at set times and used the number
of rings with a code book.

So it was an agreed code, rather than semaphore as such, but very Ransomish nevertheless.

As well as the secret message techniques used by Ransome's characters, I wonder whether Ransome
himself sometimes speaks to us in code.



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