Left Handers Club Newsletter – November 2011
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In this issue..
1. Sorry we have been away so long!
2. New left handed products
3. The Left Handed Compliment
4. Winter sale
5. Left handers Desk Diaries and Block Calendars
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It is a long time since our last newsletter and we have been dealing with lots of problems to do with the warehousing, fulfillment and customer service arrangements for our left-handed products that have taken up all our time.
We have now ended the relationship with the company we were working with and set up a much smaller operation directly under our control and focused entirely on our left-handed business so we are sure it is going to work a lot better. What this has allowed us to do is bring a lot of products back into our range and source lots of new ones that were not financially viable under our previous arrangement but we can now supply again.
We are now back on the case and will be producing newsletters on a regular monthly basis! We will also be resurrecting some projects that had to go on the back burner for a while, including:
If there is anything else you would like us to make a priority please send in your ideas by adding a comment to this page
We have added a load of new products to our range since the last newsletter. Here are some details and links to some of them:
This is one of those phrases where “left-handed” is used in a negative or abusive way without any real reason. This expression uses left-handed in the sense of “questionable or doubtful,” a usage dating from about 1600 according to dictionary.com. Another explanation is that a left-handed compliment is an insult concealed in an apparent compliment and thus is the reverse of a real compliment, as left is the reverse of right. The left side has long been associated with wrongness and being “sinister”.
If you have any more information about the origin of this term or any good examples of amusing “backhanded” compliments,
When we moved all our stock to our new warehouse recently, we found we had more stock than we thought of some items so we are having a pre-Christmas sale. Get some bargains to give as presents for Christmas!
We have now got the 2012 versions of these calendars in stock, but we only have a limited number and will not be getting any more so be quick if you want one! There are more images of the products and videos of them on the product pages.
Our own Left Handers Club Backwards calendar has also been updated for 2012 and you can download it free in various formats using the link below