I was wondering if someone could please explain how a Gee-haw whammy diddle works. I have linked the Wikipedia page that does include an explanation that I don't completely understand, i.e. could you please give a fairly layman explanation as to how it works.

Also, I would appreciate if you could explain why you can change the direction of the spinning ect.


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    $\begingroup$ Have you ever tried spinning a hula hoop? Think about how that works, then re-read the Wikipedia page. $\endgroup$
    – Rory Alsop
    Aug 17, 2016 at 9:16


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