^When asked which way to pronounce his first name, Vernon would say "either, or either." Vernon, Dai. The Vernon Touch: The Writings of Dai Vernon in Genii, The Conjurors' Magazine from 1968 to 1990. Washington, DC: The Genii Corporation, 2006.
^Daniels, Lee A. Dai Vernon, 98; An Expert Magician Who Taught Others. New York Times. August 29, 1992 [2007-08-21]. Dai Vernon, a sleight of hand artist who was a mentor to many of the most accomplished magicians of the last half-century, died Aug. 21 at the home of a son, Edward Wingfield Verner, in Ramona, Calif., where he had lived for the last two years. He was 98 years old.