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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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Left-Handed April Fool Jokes 2019

April Fools’ Day is an annual celebration in the U.K, Europe and some other western countries commemorated on 1st April each year by playing practical jokes and spreading hoaxes.  The theme of left-handedness has been incorporated into this by some companies in recent years, based on promoting a “left-handed” version

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Posted in Fun and games, Left handed life

You have the left hand! (in Spanish)

I was in Spain with some friends recently and after I had deftly persuaded the waiter to make us a special coffee when he really didn’t want to (Cremaet), my friend said “Tu tienes mano izquierda” – You have the left hand. Apparently it is a common expression for someone

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Left-handers in Asia

We often get messages from club members around the world telling us about their experiences and how left-handers are treated in their country. We were recently shown an article about how left-handedness is seen in Asian countries and how it is largely suppressed in a lot of places. In South

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Do you hang your clothes left-handed?

There are all sorts of things that we do “our” way without realising that it is different. Someone pointed out to me recently that all the clothes in my wardrobe were hanging the “wrong” way (a right-hander of course), but I had never really thought about it. All my shirts

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Using Coupon Codes to get a discount

A Coupon Code is a series of letters and numbers, for example ABC2,   that you can enter into the box in our Shopping Cart to get a discount on your order.   Members of the Left-Handers Club receive coupon codes for discounts on a regular basis in our monthly

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Posted in Lefty info, Ordering and delivery, Technical

How do you write a letter X?

Lefthanders form some letters in a different direction to right-handers because it is easier to move the pen left-handed in an anti-clockwise or right-to-left motion – it gives a smoother flow and minimises scratching and digging-in of the tip. It is also easier to draw lines towards you rather than

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Posted in Fun and games, Left handed life, Research

Hidden dalmatian dog and lefthanders

Because their brains are organized differently (usually with the right side of the brain controlling the dominant left hand), left-handers see and think differently to right-handers. As a result, we can get some very different results from various “brain tests”, usually doing very well on tests that involve creative thinking

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Anything Left-Handed Catalogue

We know a lot of people prefer to see a “proper” catalogue rather than browsing through web pages, so we have produced a 10-page version of our catalogue that you can either flick through online like a book or you can print to see offline or pass on to other

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Posted in Ordering and delivery, Product info, Product news

Are breastfed babies less likely to be left-handed?

We have seen a number of newspapers reporting recently on some research that was published in December 2018. As is often the case, the reporting is a bit sensationalist, drawing conclusions that are not really there in the underlying research results. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6569651/Babies-bottle-fed-likely-left-handed.html The report is headlined:Babies who are bottle-fed are

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Posted in Children, Research

Left-handed calligraphy – Quills

Did you know that left-handed quills were used in the Middle Ages? And that feathers for left-handed quills come from the right wing of the bird? You can see a short video about it and how to make your own quills here: Or you can make it a lot easier

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