[r-t] Call names (was Asymmetric Doubles)

Hugh Pumphrey hcp at staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Sat Aug 7 07:42:53 UTC 2010

Graham John wrote:

> On the other hand, if you are asked to define bob and single (i.e.
> description, not legislation) for a bell ringers dictionary, are you going
> to put:-
> Bob - name for a call
> Single - name for a call

It would be more descriptive to put

Bob: name for a call that is used frequently
Single: name for a call that is used as infrequently as possible (unless 
you are trying to be unconventional)

It would be yet another reason not to draw inferences from Stedman 
doubles about the nomenclature for any other method.


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