Weird Facts-Left Handed People

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  1. soundchaser59

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    If I go lefty then it's soft. If I go righty then it's hard.
     
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    Oh, no : I simply meant intox, infox, fake news... Gaudrioles, Billevesées, Balivernes, Plaisanteries, Bagatelles... :D

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  3. John Backlund

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    Throw a ball: right,
    Shoot a gun: left,
    Write: left,
    Play guitar: right.
     
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    I can't give you a citation, but the study I read mentioned hand held power saws which have the blade to the right of the handle, that much closer to a left handed operator's body.

    The study also mentioned car accidents where the decedent's vehicle swerved left into oncoming traffic to avoid a sudden obstacle in their own lane. In a situation where instantaneous reaction is necessary, left handers tend to swerve left, right handers to the right.

    The study concluded from the statistics that left handed people were about 50% more likely to die from accidental causes.
     
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    The standard piano is left handed . Left hand on the rhythm and right hand on the melody , just like a guitar and the opposite of a standard violin .
     
  7. Gravel Road

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    Hey, even a simple number 2 lead pencil is for right hand use only. And now I know why when I put it in my left hand I write upside down. pencil right.jpg pencil left.jpg
     
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    Yeah. I've damn near killed myself using righty can openers.
     
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    I know a guy that plays golf left handed, but carries a right handed 5 iron as his 14th club.
    He says it's so that he can get himself out of situations that would be otherwise impossible.
    It's so that he can switch hands and gain a stroke...
     
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    Wasn't the guitar initially designed to be played left handed, so the right hand covered all the intricate fretting work?
     
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    The two lefties in the Beatles are still alive.
    The two righties are doing the great gig in the sky.
     
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    Face it , we are superior . It should be left at that .
     
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    +1. Just don't define "we", kimosabe.

    EDIT: I thought I was in a much different thread, but I'll leave this here ;)
     
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    I am referring directly to the left handed people when I said we . I make no apologies for this . In fact , I proclaim it from every mountain top into every valley .
     
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    They said this about my left-handed ancestors who built their castle staircases left-handed...

    But the Kerrs were aye the deadliest foes
    That e’er to Englishmen were known
    For they were all bred left handed men
    And fence [defence] against them there was none

    So well the Kerrs their left-hands ply
    The dead and dying round them lie


    https://www.scotclans.com/left-handed-clan-kerr-and-the-reverse-spiral-staircase/

    I'm not left handed but it does run in my family. My grandfather and 3 of his brothers were lefties.
     
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    I've set it once and I'll say it again....

    All guitar instructors should have to be left-handed so they are the mirror image to right handed students.

    I sympathize, of course, ..... being left-eyed.
     
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    Too soon, man. Too soon.
     
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    Speak for yourself.

    Least amusing thread for a while.
     
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