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Joel Goldstick joel.goldstick at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 10:34:20 EST 2016


On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Dennis Lee Bieber
<wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:04:57 +0000, mm0fmf <none at invalid.com> declaimed the
> following:
>
>>Though they do write road info upside down on the road surface,
>>typically XING with PED underneath. I had to ask what XINGPED meant till
>>my colleague driving said it was PEDXING, pedestrian crossing. Why write
>>it the wrong way though?
>
>         For those I've encountered with multiple lines of text, the lines are
> placed in the order one sees them.
>
>         Yes, in a helicopter they would be reversed, but from the view in a
> car, one sees the "PED" first, with the "XING" becoming visible as the
> "PED" begins to be blocked by the hood (or should I say "bonnet").

In the United States, ambulances often have their signage written
backwards so that it appears normal in a rear view mirror.  Do they do
that in other countries?


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