mirror-writing

mir·ror-writ·ing

(mir'ŏr-rīt'ing),
Writing backward, from right to left, the letters appearing like ordinary writing when viewed in a mirror.
Synonym(s): retrography
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One enthusiast wrote him a six-page letter in mirror-writing!
Dr Mathewson, 70, said: 'I have been doing research on mirror-writing and trying to find out if it is passed on through genetics.
Leonardo's manuscripts contain a good deal of mirror-writing. At this period during the Renaissance angels were thought of as the mirrors of Heaven, because of their perfection and purity.
Also have them try to send a secret message to a friend in mirror-writing.
In Cathy (2001), one sees, as if from indoors, a fogged-over window on which someone has written with her finger the name "Cathy" so that the letters appear backwards, like mirror-writing. We know we are inside looking out because trees are visible along the edges, where the fog has evaporated.
This conclusion is corroborated by those of so many of the studies in this issue as to become its leitmotiv: photographs, articles, chronicles, video films, fiction, autofiction - all combine to inscribe the reader, as if the work were an exercise in mirror-writing, in writing in the mirror of its audience.
According to George Cumberland and John Linnell he was a prolific and virtuoso master of reversed text and would have practised mirror-writing as part of the professional engraver's armoury of skills.
Leonardo's manuscripts contain a good deal of mirror-writing. At this period, during the Renaissance angels were thought of as the mirrors of Heaven, because of their perfection and purity.
Also have them exchange secret messages in mirror-writing.