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Emit fo etsaw a ro kcirt looc a

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Emit fo etsaw a ro kcirt looc a

Experts mystified at girl, 14, who can recite words backwards within seconds
This is something my friends and I did years ago at school although it took a little longer than a couple of seconds but not much. We also used to swap the first and last letters of a word. All this made a language that the 'adults' struggled to understand as quickly as we did  Wink

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Re: Emit fo etsaw a ro kcirt looc a

if you were one on the old print compositors with separate lead letters, you had to put the back to front and upside down in the stick.
I nearly started work doing it when I left school, then got an apprenticeship in a completely different industry
it was a bit easier with Linotype as the machine made a lead word

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Re: Emit fo etsaw a ro kcirt looc a

Ah monotype, now there's a skilled job!  Sadly one of my projects was to introduce a computer typesetting system into a medium sized print house. The old style compositing looks quite easy at first, until you realise the skill the guys put into it.
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