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Welcome to the Anything Left-Handed Blog

A lot of our information about being left-handed is included in fixed pages that you can see by using the menus on the left of the page or by using the search box to find relevant information. Click this link to see a video run-through of the main content and

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Are lefthanders better at puzzles?

We were contacted recently by a company that produces visual puzzles because their analysis was showing that left-handers were better at solving them than right-handers. They found that left handed people scored higher AND also were more adept at finding the hidden items that have proven overall to be more

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Posted in Fun and games, Left handed life

Definition of Left-Handed

This was our slightly “tongue-in-cheek” definition of left-handed. What do you think?  Have you got a better definition?     Add you own version as a comment on our Facebook post here   (we post a lot of content on Facebook – if you don’t already see it, Like and

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Posted in Fun and games, Left handed life

6 Things Left-Handers Really Should Know

We have produced a short report based on feedback from the 140,000 members of our Left-Handers Club that gives you fast access to the most important content across the thousands of pages on our websites.  It includes: The results of our huge survey on left-handedness Resources for left-handed children (and

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Left-Hander’s Ultimate Discovery Set

We have put our selection of the very best of our products that we think all left-handers will benefit from into our Left-Hander’s Ultimate Discovery Set.  Now available as a discounted set packed in a clear zip bag with an insert describing all the contents so it makes a great

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Left-Handedness Cured In Schools

A 1922 newspaper story about schools in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA reported that: “An intensive campaign to cure left-handedness among pupils in local schools has resulted in a reduction from 250 to 66, which is less than one half of one percent of the total of 13,000 pupils.” Given that

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The Story of Left-Handed Billy

We recently came across an interesting bit of history that demonstrates the general attitude to left-handedness in the America of the 1850’s.  It is a story called “Left-Handed Billy” that appeared in a popular children’s magazine of the time called “Robert Merry’s Museum”.  Here are a few extracts that give

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Posted in Left handed life, Left-handed stories, Newsletter articles

Free Left-Handed Scissors (you just cover UK P&P)

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Video demonstration of popular left-handed items

We have put together a combination video showing why left-handers need different version of everyday items and how the left-handed versions work for us. You can either watch the full 6-minute video below or just click the timeline to go the part you are interested in. Use the links below

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Diary Of A Lefthander

We had an email recently from Divine in The Phillipines suggesting that we should publish real people’s day-to-day experiences with being left-handed and she sent us an entry from her diary…   Dear Diary,        Today I was really nervous. It was my first day at school! Can

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Old books on left-handedness

We were recently sent the names of a couple of books that got us thinking about how things have changed and how much more positive the attitude to left-handedness is now than it was in the past.   The Prevention And Correction of Left-Handedness In Children by J.W. Conway was

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