mirror writing


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mirror writing

Writing in which letters and/or words are reversed by the writer—a characteristic of some persons with dyslexia and some who have suffered a left hemispheric stroke.
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Several personalities in history, such as the famous polymath Leonardo Da Vinci, have been noted experts in the art of mirror writing. ( ANI )
(C) Mirror writing is the most useful technique for left-handed inventors like Leonardo da Vinci.
Zwijnenberg's contextual considerations of Leonardo's method extend even to the artist's curious (and quirky) practice of "mirror writing." He explores, in chapter 4, the practical explanation that, since Leonardo was left-handed, such reverse writing avoided (in the days before pencils and ball-points) the danger of smearing the wet ink of words already written.
Transcribed in mirror writing, the notes are hard to decipher but brilliantly illustrated; topics include dams, steam power, and submarines.
Leonardo's interest in anatomy, the natural world, and mechanical engineering are represented in two double-sided pages of studies annotated in his distinctive mirror writing. A map of a weir on the River Arno also illustrates Leonardo's expertise in hydraulic engineering.
Kevin's dad, Kevin Snr told the Mirror writing has been a good release for his son.
If she doesn't bump she bounces," said a postcard written in mirror writing in 1904.