Conventional Y Axis Label in pylab plot

W. eWatson notvalid2 at
Thu Apr 30 07:35:28 CEST 2009

I'd like to label the plot axes as x and y. All I see is xlabel and ylabel. 
ylabel puts y on its side, rotated 90 degrees from the horizontal. Is there 
way to put it in a normal reading (science/math) position?
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