Another weekend and another camp to recover from!
I’ll write about that another time but to give me a chance to rest here are 13 things I hate about being left-handed (Fact 42)
- When writing you end up with pen all up the side of your hand.
- You have to go out of your way to buy left handed scissors (all the supermarket school stationery sections only stock right handed ones)
- Bumping elbows with a righty.
- Being told you’re left handed by someone who you knows you and suddenly realises and asks how long have you been left handed.
- Having to self teach yourself how to do things oppositely like archery.
- Most door handles are made for right handed people.
- The mouse being defaulted to use with your right hand ergonomically.
- Having to buy left handed stuff in general i.e. can openers, rulers, pencil sharpeners, screwdrivers, etc.
- The constant threat of being burnt at the stake for being a witch.
- The annoyance of being the odd one out in a family of right handers.
- Everyone complaining that I’m not really a lefty as I used to eat right handed, although rather inefficiently.
- People always assume everyone’s right handed – in restaurants tables are set up for right handed people.
- Being told “I bet you’re really creative.”
But the best thing about being left handed is the left handed handshake comes naturally.
PS there’s a town called Left Hand in West Virginia.