Muggles

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Tue May 13 09:46:57 EDT 2003


On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 02:39:24PM +0100, Charles Butler wrote:
>On the other hand, as a left-hander (like DWJ - and there's your obDWJ!) I'm
>please to see a non-handist word for clumsiness being introduced. It's bad
>enough that the flex comes out the wrong side of the electric iron without
>having to put up with maladroit, ambidextrous, sinister and suchlike terms
>of oppression.

Oh, how gauche!

(But I've never seen "ambidextrous" used in a negative context.)

Roger
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