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#35942 07/20/01 10:31 AM
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Ok. I gamely swallowed dexterous as yesterday's WAD. As a proud southpaw, I figured I could take a little perpetuation of the old myths and stereotypes that have served to hold us back. Then today I awake to ambisinister.* This is carrying things too far! Anu, how gauche! pmf®

Lefties of the world, unite! er... who else is left-handed out there?

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#35944 07/20/01 11:34 AM
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Dieu et mon gauche!

How adroit of you!


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Lefties of the world, unite! er... who else is left-handed out there?

i'll happily admit to it, provided you post the query over in Animal Safari, where it belongs. [d.h. e]





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another right-thinkin' individuhul, am I too, E, so ferget them as was left behind in all this creativituh


#35947 07/26/01 08:31 AM
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I'm left-handed, but my right hand is forced to operate a mouse, change gear while driving, bow my cello, strum my guitar, use right-handed scissors etc. So am I still left-handed? Only barely.


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Dear BY: Do you have left handed hammers, monkey wrenches, and saws?


#35949 07/26/01 03:39 PM
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BY, what's to prevent you from stringing your cello the other way (if it would help) and bowing with your left hand? I believe I've seen a cellist do just that.


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stringing your cello the other way

But, as with most string instruments, the fretting hand requires at least as much agility as the other one. So why is the standard method of playing considered right-handed?


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If the strings on a cello were reversed, because the tension on the strings is different, and some of the internal structures are not symmetrical, the tone of the instrument might be degraded. Also the nut at the top of the keyboard is asymetrical, and would have to be changed.


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