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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

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