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Right Side Upsy

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Two-Fer Tuesday Teaser: Why does a mirror reverse left-to-right but not top-to-bottom?

Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Comments: Any similarity between the cover art and turn-of-the-millenium Hayao Miyazaki heroines is purely coincidental.

Published 2009

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of art!I would touch it without protective gloves.I've seen worse. Far, far, worse.Interesting, but I would still read it in public.Middlng: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lame picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show Sir! (Average: 4.13 out of 10)
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15 Responses to “Green”

  1. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    “NEERG”, ladies and gentlemen.

  2. Bibliomancer Says:

    “plunging … sewers” I’m SOLD!

  3. Francis Boyle Says:

    Illustration:fine Blurb: get out of here.

  4. THX 1138 Says:

    Either she’s into self-harm or it’s difficult to put on your lipstick upside down. Whichever way, I’m uncomfortable.

  5. JuanPaul Says:

    Thank you, blurb, for reminding me what reading a book is like.

  6. RachelJ Says:

    So I’m hoping the one with the upside-down, reversed text is the regular cover…

  7. Iluvm Says:

    NEERG life turned upside down by Yaj. Dunno what to do *Hgis*

  8. fred Says:

    Gilded sewers would raise the exhilaration level by at least 25%, maybe more.

  9. Tat Wood Says:

    Work dried up after leaving Scritti Politti

  10. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    Hair: “I need tree fitty.”

  11. David Van Domelen Says:

    Mirrors don’t reverse right-left. If you look in a mirror, the reflection of your right hand is still on your right. Mirrors reverse front-back: when you look in a mirror, if you’re facing north, your reflection is facing south. But if you raise your right hand to point east, your reflection also points east. (Excerpt from my geometric optics lecture, I teach physics.)

  12. Anna T. Says:

    It’s fascinating that she can hang upside-down and yet not get flushed and slightly disoriented from blood rushing to the head.

  13. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @Anna: why do you think she has slashed cheeks? To reduce the pressure, of course!

  14. Tat Wood Says:

    Unless her hair’s prehensile it’s going to be a big liability in hand-to-hand arborial combat.

  15. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Some teenagers will do ANYTHING to get attention.

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