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Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:05 PM

It's National LEFT HANDERS Day!

I'm not a lefty. I'm normal.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Lefthanders_Day

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Reply It's National LEFT HANDERS Day! (Original post)
underpants Tuesday OP
unblock Tuesday #1
Wellstone ruled Tuesday #8
shraby Tuesday #2
flor-de-jasmim Tuesday #3
underpants Tuesday #4
Brother Buzz Tuesday #5
canetoad Tuesday #6
Blue_true Tuesday #15
ornotna Tuesday #7
Merlot Tuesday #9
Takket Tuesday #10
malaise Tuesday #11
scarytomcat Tuesday #12
blogslut Tuesday #13
Blue_true Tuesday #14
mcar Tuesday #16
KY_EnviroGuy Tuesday #22
Dave in VA Tuesday #17
Cairycat Tuesday #18
Bettie Tuesday #19
chowder66 Tuesday #20
KY_EnviroGuy Tuesday #21
GaYellowDawg Tuesday #23

Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:06 PM

1. left handers are the only people in the right side of their brain!

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Response to unblock (Reply #1)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:31 PM

8. Yes we are and we are the most

effective listeners also.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:07 PM

2. My right hand is only good for holding things so I can work

on them with my left hand.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:08 PM

3. Great, but we make up 10% of the pop. - 10% of 365 is 36 - shouldn't we get FIVE WEEKS, not 1 day?

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Response to flor-de-jasmim (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:14 PM

4. Sounds like someone's doing their math left handed

Now you sit up straight and do your math with your right hand like everyone else

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:19 PM

5. In celebration of national Lefthanders Day Ned Flanders is extending his business hours

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:23 PM

6. This is timely

I broke my right wrist last night and I'm a righty. Left hand doesn't work as well.

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Response to canetoad (Reply #6)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:10 PM

15. Oh oh. Yeah, you have some fun ahead.

I am semi- ambidextrous (can only swing sonething from above my head left-handed, when I shot guns, I shot long rifles and shotguns left-handed). But a few years back, when I had a problem with my right wrist, things like bathing, wiping my tush, brushing my teeth, were very difficult and required a lot of extra time.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:28 PM

7. A pox upon you

My mother was a southpaw. Seems your waving emoji is not normal.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:38 PM

9. Do left-handed compliments count?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:41 PM

10. i'm a lefty!

in my handedness and my politics!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:46 PM

11. I was a lefty but my mother encouraged me to

switch very early - I was ambidextrous for years but turned into a full righty.
Strangely enough my left side is still my stronger side. I know this because I have exercised all my life and everything stretches better and further on my left side to this day.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:52 PM

12. Lefties have rights too

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 07:57 PM

13. Your smiley is a lefty

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:00 PM

14. Pushing a pen across paper instead of dragging it is not "normal" my friend.



Having said that, Happy Leftie Day.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:17 PM

16. I am the most lefty of all lefties

From what I've read, left handed daughters of left handed mothers are as right brained as can be! That'd be me.

When people are walking toward me on the street, I always bump into them because I move left instead of right. A right handed tennis instructor (during my college years) couldn't teach me. In exercise classes, when the instructor says extend your right leg, I extend my left, etc.

I spent my childhood years with my dominant arm hanging off the end of the chair desk, with ink streaks all over my pinky and ring fingers, and ink smeared across pages.

I always sit at the head/foot of a table or on the left end in a restaurant so I don't jab people. Scissors are a disaster for me - and left handed scissors are useless.

We've got Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Oprah, Bill Gates, Einstein, Marie Curie, Sir Isaac Newton, and Alan Turing.

Happy Left Handers Day!

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Response to mcar (Reply #16)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 11:22 PM

22. Yes, the scissors thing is about all that's even noticeable at 71.

Sometimes I put on a glove when I have a lot to do.

I remember what a treat it was to go in a classroom that had a few left handed desks, probably in college.

It's actually amazing how we've adapted to so many things designed for right handers without even thinking, such as the layout of equipment and controls in cars.

Just occurred to me that when we unscrew jar lids, we rotate our wrist opposite to the way right handers do, so maybe we develop a different set of muscles for many tasks.

KY........

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:20 PM

17. Proud lefty here!!!!!!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:34 PM

18. Proud lefty here also!

Though as an adult, there are some things I've learned to do right-handed. When I learned to use a ten key calculator, the instructor made everyone use their right hand. Actually that was a good thing for lefties, since we could go down the column of figures, make notes, etc.

I learned to golf left-handed, since I was using my dad's right-handed clubs.

My three children are all right handed like their dad, but my older son bats left-handed in baseball.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:36 PM

19. I'm a lefty

politically and in terms of writing.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 10:56 PM

20. Woo hoo!!! Typed with my left hand. nt

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 11:08 PM

21. Hey, I'm right handed.

That other hand is the wrong hand!.......


All together now..........

Happy Lefty Day to me, Happy Lefty Day to me,

Happy Lefty Day Dear KY_EnviroGuy,

Happy Lefty Day to me!..................... ...... ..... .......

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 11:34 PM

23. Left handed and proud!

We’re so much more adaptable than righties - because we have to be. Scissors are the only thing I do better with my right hand. I am left-handed, left-footed, my left eye is dominant, and even my obliques are stronger on my left side. And I have found out on the glute machine at the gym... it works one leg at a time, and a given weight is easier with the left gluteus maximus... so I am apparently left-assed as well.

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