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2016-01-12 17:47 GMT+01:00 David McCann <[log in to unmask]>:
> Traditionally at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, one comes
> "up" to the university and goes "down" when one goes home. So two
> students, one from York and one from London, go down in opposite
> directions! We have a more complex approach in London: I'd go up to
> Norwich (north-east) but down to Bristol (west).

And this in turn reminds me that in ancient Greek: "anabaino:" -- lit.
'go up', may mean go inland, and "katabaino:" -- the opposite. And so
Xenonophon's "Anabasis" is "the journey/expedition inland".

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Ɓukasz