On Mon, 2006-12-18 at 03:45 +0100, Marco Wessel wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2006, at 8:36 PM, norman wrote:
> > Sorry, but I must disagree. If I look into a mirror my right side is
> > still on the right. If I could flip, then my right side would be on  
> > the
> > left.
> Uh, no. Think of that person in the mirror as someone else for a bit  
> and forget the mirror is even there. If you were raising your right  
> hand, then that person would be raising his left hand. Maybe it'd be  
> even clearer if you stood across from someone and both raised your  
> right hands. You'd find the other person's hand would be on your left  
> side. Mirrors flip left and right. Always have, always will.  Any  
> text held up to a mirror would come out the same was as were it  
> flipped. Take a flipped image, hold it up to a mirror and you can see  
> what the image was like before the flipping.

OK I give in. It is laterally inverted which gets away from the mention
of a mirror.


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