Python Solution 

def snail_sort(matrix):
new_list = []

while matrix:
if not matrix:

for i in range(len(matrix)):
if not matrix:
if not matrix:

if not matrix:

for i in range(len(matrix) - 1, -1, -1):
if not matrix:
return new_list

[1, 2, 3, 4, 5],
[16, 17, 18, 19, 6],
[15, 24, 25, 20, 7],
[14, 23, 22, 21, 8],
[13, 12, 11, 10, 9],


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The learnings thus from the study can be scrutinized and implemented to propel the wheel towards a road that leads to a free-thinking Utopia.

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Has anybody thought of or is anyone interested in studying/discussing the language, the words used in the print, electronic media & by general public regarding the communication of Ayodhya verdict?

Language & imagery are important. The words used, the images propagated can be studied to understand the behavior, modus operandi of populism, herd mentality, deindividuation (in this case, its very inception) & propaganda and how it incites reaction.

Hi all, subjects of the STEM community; My name is Abhijith. I've a degree in Mechanical Engineering, my interests are in Mechanical Design, System Dynamics & control. I also study language, words, speech and its applications and effects. I'll be writing about my experiments and understandings of these and above all looking forward to learn, engage in discussions and contribute to the community for a better world.

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