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--- Tristan McLeay <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> 'forwards' and 'backwards' (rather
> than 'forward' and 'backward'), but do add
> -ward(s) to just about any
> noun (i.e. 'forward' I don't use, but 'bedward'
> I would, and probably
> more frequently than 'bedwards', though if
> there's a difference of
> meaning I'm unable to put my finger on it).

As I said (though probably not well enough),
"bedward" is static, "bedwards" is motive.
                        _____
C (cat)                |     |
                       |     |
         (you) X       |     |
                       |(bed)|
                       |     |
                       |     |
                       |_____|

"You're standing bedward of the Cat."

                       ______
C (cat)                |     |
                       |     |
         (you) X ----> |     |
                       |(bed)|
                       |     |
                       |     |
                       |_____|

"You're moving bedwards."

Padraic.


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