On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 12:17:48PM -0500, Geoff Horswood wrote: > So how would you express the ideas of "clockwise" and "anticlockwise" in a > culture that doesn't have clocks? > > -movement of the sun? shadows? > -to the left/right? (but is that the part closest to you or furthest away? [...] How about the movement of a wheel, whether rotating to the left or right? (Left-wheeling and right-wheeling for clockwise/counter- clockwise). Should be pretty unambiguous, I think. T -- Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.