Manuscript Preparation, Copyediting, and Proofreading

Q. In a graph with two labeled y axes, where the left axis label is turned counterclockwise so that it is read from down to up, what direction should the right label be turned: clockwise or counterclockwise?

A. Both axes should face the same direction so they can be read at the same time without any need to turn the book. Your readers’ necks will thank you.