Re: Multiple Directions (was: Re: Coptic/Greek (Re: Phoenician))

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 15:03:28 CDT

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    At 15:42 -0400 2004-05-17, wrote:
    >Michael Everson scripsit:
    > > TTB, not T2B, please. [...] BTT, not B2T, please.
    >It would be a violation of my traditional cultural standards to use T
    >instead of 2 for "to". Furthermore, using 2 prevents me from writing
    >TBB and other such horrors.

    It irritates nonetheless.

    > > Ogham has LTR directionality when horizontal, and BTT directionality
    >> when carved on ancient monuments.
    >Except that it seems that on occasion parts, at least, of said ancient
    >monuments are indeed carved T2B.

    When the long inscription is too long it goes over the top and down
    the other side, but think of it as a plane in curved space.

    > > If you took LTR Ogham in lines and turned the paper so that the L was
    >> at the B, you might get your answer.
    >An answer, to be sure, but *the* answer?


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