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While watching NPR news tonight I saw a scrolling banner supposedly translating Iranian bigwig Rouhani (sp?) which was scrolling left to right. Don't all middle eastern languages go right to left? Did somebody goof?
 
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The Arabic script is read from right to left, so it scrolls from left to right, unless I am mixed up.
 
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Duh. I had my head on backwards. Of course the scrolling is left to right if they read right to left. Mental dyslexia on my part.
 
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In Toronto we had scrolling LED messages in the subway and one of them was in Arabic script, it was probably Persian. Anyway I remember that it was scrolling the wrong way, and I told them, and they fixed it. But since I am so bad with right and left, maybe I was wrong and it was always fine.
 
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I'll have to watch scrolling then because it sure seems like things are scrolled left to right here.
 
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English is read from left to right therefore it scrolls from right to left. Unless I am mixed up and I usually am.
 
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Now that I think about it, you may be right. I can't find anything that scrolls from side to side.
 
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