I am trying this again, as it 'failed to get root nameserver'.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Smith" <email@example.com>
To: "SCD news and discussion" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 7:55 AM
Subject: Re: Straw poll now closed
> Thanks, Duncan. > However, reading your reply I have just realised that in option 3 you in > fact gave 2 choices : "Use of either partner's 1st corner position, or 3rd > corner position." > I was voting for 3rd & 4th corner positions, because for years I have > struggled with both expressions and only very recently realised that ones > corners are numbered 1,2,3 & 4 going anti-clockwise from 1st, or > alternatively if you are facing either set of corners the odd one > (numerically :-) is always on your right. > I think that this is a more succinct way of describing it, and keeps the > length of the crib down - the longer the crib the more I am deterred from > trying the dance, if unfamiliar. > Of course if one is either horologically challenged through only ever > having had a digital watch, or manually challenged by R and L, or both, > this concept is little help. > On the question of which is the left hand, in electrical engineering there > is a left-hand rule and a right-hand rule, applying to motors and > generators respectively. The memory aid in the UK is that "motors" (ie > cars) drive on the left. If this doesn't help you either, then I hope that > you remain a pedestrian. > Andrew Smith, > Bristol, UK > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Duncan Brown" <email@example.com> > To: "Strathspey" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 9:58 PM > Subject: Straw poll now closed > > >> Right as the subject says, the poll has now closed. >> > >