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Re: Re: (sidenote) Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming

by Anonymous Monk
on Jan 24, 2004 at 20:08 UTC ( #323866=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: (sidenote) Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming
in thread Apparent Inconsistencies in Perl Function Naming

If I were on an ocean liner, crossing the equator, how far from the equator would I start to notice a change in direction, if I flushed a toilet? Would there be a gradual slowing down of the direction and then at a specific point in time would it just kind of "glug" with no rotation? Also where would this change take place in miles? I take it from what you said that water drains the same way in both hemispheres...how is it that this doesn't change if in fact it doesn't? Reta, Maine, USA
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