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Thread to play with ox-writing

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seyorni
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Thread to play with ox-writing

#1 Post by seyorni » October 28th, 2010, 1:16 am

I thought a thread to report local human interest news items in boustrophedon would be no sillier than many others in Club Soda. So, for those up to the challenge:

A dispute arose yesterday when a woman in a popular local
gnideeftsearb nageb ehs nehw pu revoc ot deksa saw tnaruatser
her child. Today the restaurant was forced to issue a public apology,
.ecalp cilbup a ni deef tsaerb ot ereh lagel yltcefrep si ti sa

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#2 Post by jaywhat » October 28th, 2010, 7:26 am

I am sure some people will
oot hcum s'ti tub og a ti evig
hard for me and does my head in.

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#3 Post by Dave B » October 28th, 2010, 8:00 am

Hista sia earlyna saa illysa saa igpa atinla. :D
"Look forward; yesterday was a lesson, if you did not learn from it you wasted it."
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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#4 Post by Vicky » October 28th, 2010, 8:45 am

WOT?

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#5 Post by jaywhat » October 28th, 2010, 9:11 am

? 'WOT' naem uoy oD

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#6 Post by Nick » October 28th, 2010, 10:43 am

Tow, tawyaJ, oN

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#7 Post by jaywhat » October 28th, 2010, 11:42 am

I
dlot
you
I
saw
thick
!

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#8 Post by Dave B » October 28th, 2010, 3:11 pm

Hista sia earlyna saa illysa saa igpa atinla.
nital gip sa yllis sa ylraen si sihT

hista = this

igpa = pig

atinla = latin

sevlesruoy rof tuo ti krow! :D
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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#9 Post by getreal » October 28th, 2010, 5:27 pm

why is it called ?gnitirw ox.

)Is that ?tcerroc(
"It's hard to put a leash on a dog once you've put a crown on his head"-Tyrion Lannister.

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#10 Post by jaywhat » October 29th, 2010, 2:03 pm

34 1234 231 1 4313313 123221 ?
No! Of course it isn't!

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#11 Post by Emma Woolgatherer » October 29th, 2010, 4:19 pm

Boustrophedon means "ox-turning". And it's called that because it is
gninrut dna dleif a ssorca hguolp a gnillup nexo fo maet a fo tnecsinimer
at the end of each row. Blimey, that was more difficult than I expected it
.yrruh a ni niaga taht od t'now I .eb ot

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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#12 Post by getreal » October 29th, 2010, 6:21 pm

Ah! now I
I tahw dnatsrednu
am supposed
od ot!
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Re: Thread to play with ox-writing

#13 Post by thundril » November 2nd, 2010, 2:19 pm

I can understand what, but not
yhw.

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