OT: strange glyphs at Benihana
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 6, 2006, 22:08|
OK, so in our local Benihana restaurant I noticed on the wall six
woodcuts of large single glyphs. Each one includes five vertical
lines with various pairs of them connected by a horizontal crossbar.
Sometimes the vertical lines between outer connected lines are also
touching the crossbar, and sometimes they are shortened so as not to.
Any idea what these might be? At first I thought they might be some
variant of I Ching hexagrams, but as there are only five lines, not
six, I don't know what the correspondence might be. And I suspect the
fact that there were a total of six exemplars might be significant as
I wish I'd thought to bring a camera...
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>