[nabs-l] reading a braille watch

Beth thebluesisloose at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 03:13:32 UTC 2008

LMAO!  You betcha.  I don't want to look like a fool in front of
sighted friends, so I feel that a Braille watch will do the trick when
I want to blend in.  Plus, nobody knows it's special until I open the

On 12/8/08, T. Joseph Carter <carter.tjoseph at gmail.com> wrote:
> Harry,
> A Braille watch is essentially analog print watch that you can open up.  It
> has bumps where numbers normally go.  It does take just a little getting
> used to if you want to feel the time, but it's not that hard really.
> Joseph
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 01:35:43PM -0800, Harry Hogue wrote:
>>Does that apply to print watches, too?  I know on braille watches they go
>> in five minute incroments - so if the long hand is on the 12 and the short
>> hand is on the 3 it's three o'clock, or if the long hand's on the 2 (or
>> the equivalent) it's 3:10, or ifr they are together on the 3 it's 3:15,
>> etc.  I would just guess it it was about in the middle that it is "3:02,
>> or "3:03," or if it's a little closer to the next number maybe it's 3:04,
>> etc.  Does that help?
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