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From: "Ken Taylor"
Subject: Re: OT... Nature at work
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 10:53:23 +1300
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"Kijoma" wrote in message
> "Kevin McMurtrie" wrote in message
> > In article ,
> > "John Jardine" wrote:
> > >From birth, I've been afflicted with a small genetic abnormality and
> > >wondered if any other SED'ers suffered from the same problem?.
> > >The condition doesn't normally give me undue day to day problems but I
> > >some physical dificulty when trying to use PC's and some electronic
> > >gear.
> > > I wouldn't normally bother to mention my 'affliction' but through my
> > >incapacity I've just had a demolition drill try to wrench my arm out of
> > >socket. I've been told by researchers that I'm liable to have a shorter
> > >lifespan than others, (power tools are probably a good reason!) and
> > >statistically am more liable to suffer mental problems (my family
> > >fully agree with this bit ;-).
> > > Remarkably, the abnormality does though bring with it some strange
> > >positive benefits and I wondered if a predisposition to
> > >electronics/technical, is one of them?.
> > >Any other left handers out there?
> > >regards
> > >john
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > Every high torque drill I've seen comes with a second handle. They'll
> > rip a single right hand off too.
> > I'm mostly ambidextrous when it comes to projects. I'd never get
> > anything put together with one hand slacking off.
> see my resposne to John woodgates post.. seesm you do not understand the
> context or problem either.
But any study which was over a long enough time frame to show a correlation
between left-handedness and longevity would predate power tools, hence your
assertion is insupportable. Maybe right-handed people routinely murder
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