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Hi!

"H. S. Teoh" <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> 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.

Ah, good idea, I like this better than X and counter-X, since the
really binary pair 'left and right' is used.

**Henrik