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I would benefit from right justified books, because it would make it
easier to remember which line I had just read so that I didn't make
the mistake as much of reading the same line twice.
In my constant struggle to make sense out of the language used by
the many bananas I have run into in
my life, I have developed the
ability to give nonsense a chance and to continue listening/reading
while I simultaneously consider multitudinous possibility trees for
ways left turns could make sense. In the process I have learned to
plow ahead even when things give every sign of being ludicrous.
But if each line started at a different location on the page, I think I
would more easily be able to remember which line I was supposed to
read next by remembering the shape of the left margin.
||[+] It appears to me that you went to great effort to make
some of those sentences seem like you were inserting
nonsense words until I got to the end of the sentence,
demonstrating your point in a small way...
||Oh, and if it would actually be a significant help to you and
many other's, I'd be fine with giving up left justification.
||I'm pretty sure Arabic books are right-justified. Hebrew
books, too. Possibly Sanskrit, also. WKTE, that is....
||The term you're looking for is "flush right" or perhaps "ragged left", and is common in Arabic, Hebrew, etc as [Vernon] mentions.
||How about "line numbers" on each page?
||// Right Justified Books //
||So, not an NRA-sponsored Trump election leaflet, then ?
||// make it easier to remember which line I had just read so
that I didn't make the mistake as much of reading the same
line twice. //
||BeeLine Reader's technology is what you want.
Unfortunately, the "technology" is under a patent that won't
be expiring anytime soon. Quotation marks because it
consists only of coloring the text with a gradient that's
different on each line, such that the end of one line and the
beginning of the next are the same color, which is different
from the colors the adjacent lines start with.