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RE: RE> thumbs-up symbol

From: <stephen_holmes@lionbridge.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Sep 98 07:46:51 GMT
Message-Id: <9809019046.AA904632302@lbt-smtp1.lionbridge.com>
To: <gardsm@aud.alcatel.com>
Cc: <ssun@cnri.reston.va.us>, <mfb@spectre.mitre.org>, <www-international@w3.org>

I suppose that depends where you come from.  Surely if you point to the side
it's invisible to cars in the same horizontal plane ;-)

S.


-----Original Message-----
From: <gardsm@aud.alcatel.com > 
Sent: Monday, August 31, 1998 1:25 PM
To: Stephen Holmes
Cc: ssun@cnri.reston.va.us; mfb@spectre.mitre.org;
www-international@w3.org
Subject: Re: RE> thumbs-up symbol 




stephen_holmes@lionbridge.com wrote:

> You can also use this symbol as a hitch-hiker from the roadside to indicate
that
> you'd like a lift (or a ride if you're in the US) so you'd need to be careful
> with the various ambiguities.  Perhaps a check-mark is a better option for OK.
> Any comments?

    The orientation of the thumb is different for hitchhiking. It doesn't point
up but instead out to the side.

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Received on Tuesday, 1 September 1998 02:46:50 GMT

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