A sinister topic

Anna Skarzynska theania at freeuk.com
Wed Apr 11 07:14:41 EDT 2001


One of my old friends in Poland was ambidextrous, but with certain quirks.
She usually chose to write with her right hand, although she was capable of
writing with either, but she drew with her left hand.
Question: Can ambidextrous people write/draw with both their hands at once?
Ania

----- Original Message -----
From: Tanaqui <tweaver at imbolc.ucc.ie>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2001 6:32 AM
Subject: Re: A sinister topic


>
> After an outbreak of me-too left-handedness,
> I'll be the first ambidexter (or ambisinister).
>
> I find that it's not dead-equal, but that I tend to use one hand or
another
> for different classes of tasks, and when I write left-handed I tend to
write
> right -> left rather than the usual English way (I use a fountain pen and
it
> saves on smudges).
>
> Left hand for mouse and right hand for RTN just feels so obvious.
>
> I always feel more shocked than Cat when Michael Saunders invokes the
Black
> Gentleman and makes our lad redo his essay: if he can write legibly right-
> handed why not let him do that? (of course, Cat is actually left-handed,
but
> Michael Saunders seems as unsympathetic as those who made him use his
right
> hand in the first place).
>
> Tanaqui
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