What are the main problems that plague lefties?

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Hi Lefties

I was always interested in knowing the kinds of problems lefties from all over the world experience. When I was a kid, teachers used to beat kids who tried to write with their left hand. Did you experience something like that? Any religious/social taboos you know about? Post them here.

I'm looking forward to seeing your postings.

-- The Sinister Webmaster (webmaster@juara.com), October 20, 1998


The only problem we left-handers have really are just trying to use things that require use of your hands, because most things are designed for right-handers. I have never gotten picked at for it, though.

-- Joshua Yeary (ayeary@lex.infi.net), February 12, 1999.

I can't stand it when I go to purchase a Baseball glove or golf clubs. they are tricky to find most of the time.

-- (Bobphilly@Juno.com), April 13, 1999.

One thing you might not be aware of is that we have a great sense of adaptation.Evolving in a righthanded world forces you to learn to use tools, whatever they may be,with your right hand. As usual, the brain compensates and adapts to any new situation. My friends are always amazed to see me pick up a right-hand guitar and just start playing.I physically reverse the instrument as if it were a lefty, and just reverse the cords on the neck of the guitar.

-- Fabio (terrapix@erols.com), May 30, 1999.

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