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blowing bubbles of giggling somethingness and why-not-itude, a creative laxative, a provocateur of visual burps and farts (ie: until the end of 2019 as design department head at the creative circus, and frequent side-hustley designer of brandy designy stuff) – but also my every-other-time-o'-day approach.
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3 thoughts on “right-side up / upside down…even a perfectly symmetric middle letter doesn’t help.”
In-neresting. Come to think of it: Considering the ancient and haphazard history of the alphabet, isn’t it amazing that we have even one letter–O–that looks the same from whichever angle you view it. C is close, but damaged, and V and A are almost reverses of each other, but with a dissimilarity that makes all the difference. Same, come to think of it, with N and Z, in whose case the up/down/horizontal orientation on the line makes all the difference.
Gee! This is fun!
AND, now that I see it in print, I realize we need to add P and R to this list, as well as Q to the O,C grouping. And the real miracle is that these shapes, as similar as they are, represent absolutely different sounds. Is that not a mind-boggle??
wow Ron, so beautiful seeing all that thinking in sketched form.
Really really nice. I don’t think my brain could figure that out.