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    a right-to-left book

    A = page 1
    B = page 2
    C = page 3...

    In this case, can this book be called "a right-to-left book"? Do you call it "a book that opens to the right"?

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    Re: a right-to-left book

    It can, and you couldn't (because it opens to the left - try it. You hold the bulk of the book in your right hand, and turn pages to the left.) The same logic should apply to 'right-to-left', but it doesn't bother me so much; I think it's the preposition that concentrates the mind on actual directions... What do other people think

    (Traditionally, people involved in the publishing business don't call the cover a 'page'; nor do everyday readers.)


    PS Nice picture though!
    Last edited by BobK; 07-Dec-2010 at 23:33. Reason: PS added

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