House Numbering

Do you live in a boustrophedon street?
Most streets follow the convention of odd numbers rising along the left hand side and even numbers facing them on the right. But sometimes the numbers run consecutively up one side and then back down along the other. This latter form of numbering is boustrophedon - from the Greek expression for "turning the oxen", i.e. ploughing up and down a field. I gather that some forms of written language alternate between left-right and right-to-left - intriguing!

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