Oddities you don't think of:

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    Just a general thread of strange or unusual things we may experience every day but don't think of:

    1. Temperature (Cold -> Hot) compared to how we get water from sinks (turn left for hot, but turn right for cold):

    - What I mean is, on a thermometer (horizontal anyway) the temperature goes from left (cold) to right (hold) but when we turn faucets of sinks we turn to the left for hot water and to the right for cold. Or twist the left knob for hot and the right for cold. Strange, eh? [​IMG] [​IMG]


    What strange things can you all think of?
     


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    I also read somewhere that also had to do with the seperation of the two cultures causing the shift to happen naturally, along with the fact that the first widely adhered to dictionaries for the English language didn't appear until the 19th century.

    I could be wrong about that; would anyone else know?
     
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