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left-hand·ed

(left hand'ĕd),
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual operations.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual

left-hand·ed

(left-hand'ĕd)
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual functions.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual.
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A Worcester-based alliance which has campaigned for more than 20 years and has involved - among others - MPs and Mark Stewart, who specialises in helping left-handed children improve their handwriting and offers training to teachers, has been left frustrated by a lack of progress in developing Government data and teacher training.
org/news/news/Editors_Thoughts/19709/being-lefthanded-a-boon-or-curse-for-nadal/) rumors that tennis champion Rafael Nadal, who is a natural right-handed player, was trained to be a left-handed player by his coach and uncle Toni Nadal, so that he could "pose greater challenge" to his rivals.
About 10 percent of the US population is left-handed.
Might modern genetic studies give us some insight into this curious case of the left-handed Benjamites?
The campaign is being launched today on National Left-Handers Day, and is calling on schools to introduce left-handed writing style lessons as part of the national teaching curriculum.
The main objective of International Left-handers Day is to create awareness for everyone to realize that being left-handed is not a handicap.
Mandal and Dutta (2001) establish in a series of studies that about 10% of humans are left-handed, though the prevalence rate varies due to sex, age, and cultural geographical locations.
The newly formed association will conduct its first tournament for left-handers in Sri Lanka on Saturday 7th May at the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC) and more than 160 left-handed golfers including foreign participants of affiliated organizations of the World Association of Left-handed Golfers are expected to compete at this event, the Association recently said.
Writing left-handed on a notepad with a wire binding along the left hand edge (call me extravagant but I generally only write on one side of the page then flip it over) causes the writing hand to rub up and down on the wire binding.
And Bart Simpson writes his punishment lines left-handed on the blackboard.
Present study was aimed to determine the reasons behind negative attitude of some teachers to the left-handed writing of their pupils.