There’s a price to pay for being smarter than right-handed people
1) Trying – And Failing – To Use Right Handed Writing Desks
Even though school life poses a number of disadvantages for the lefty to overcome from the beginning,it is a miracle that left-handed people turn out statistically more intelligent than right handed people.
The first – and most obvious – obstacle presents itself the moment the lefty enters the classroom and finds themselves confronted with the right handed desk – righty can sit down and get to work immediately, while the poor downtrodden left handed person has to enact a miniature game of Twister just to be able to use the desk in a remotely practical way. And once they’re comfortable yet more problems immediately present themselves.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
2) Tin openers
Tin opener is one of the household item that frustrates left handed people the most. Tin opener is mainly designed for the use of righties, some lefties simply cannot use it at all. This will pose a challenge to some housewives and chefs who are left handed, particularly in a speed of cooking.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
3) Writing In Spiral Bound Notebooks
How to write in a book which has inconveniently placed the spiral binding directly in the place where your left hand will put on? It is quite uncomfortable for left handed people to write in a small notebook with spiral binding on the left hand side.
Most lefties have come to work around this inconsiderate design by turning the notebook on its head and writing from back to front, much in the same way as the Japanese work from the end to the beginning.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
4) Dealing With An Ink-Smudged Hand
When holding a pen or pencil to write something, lefties also face with the inevitable prospect of smudging whatever they write all over the page, thus ruining all their hard work.
This smudge does not just end up on the page making their writing nearly illegible – it also covers the side of their hand leaving a stain of ink that is difficult to wash off. To overcome these problems, left handed people are encouraged to use Smudge Guard.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
Like the tin opener, the pair of scissors is the bane of the lefty’s life. If you are a lefty then the chances are one of the first times in school when you realised this was when you were first presented with a pair of scissors and sat there feeling like you had a hand of thumbs as you could not find a comfortable way to use the scissors.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
6) Biased Designs For Measuring Jugs And Kettles
The designer of the measuring jug appears to have made the selfish assumption that everyone who uses his invention is right handed, placing the measurements on one side only. While naturally there are some designers which do the logical and fair thing by placing the markings on both sides, for the lefty such a jug is often the holy grail, however, they are forced to switch the jug over to their right hand in order to use it properly and avoid a mis-measured disaster.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]
7) Shooting Guns
Firing machine guns is not something that many people do in their lives as a matter of course, although presumably at least 10 percent of those who go into the army are statistically likely to be left handed and will have encountered the quite scary problem which comes with the territory.
Since all guns are designed only with right handed people in mind, the left handed person when firing a machine gun has the added thrill of watching the spent bullets flying out of the side chamber – directly past their faces. It is an unnerving sight and quite possibly enough to convert the lefty to pacifism.
8) Bumping elbows with a right handed person at the dinner table
The standard arrangement at the dinner table is exclusively laid out to favour the right handed person, meaning that the lefty has to sit down and rearrange all the cutlery to suit their eating habits. It is inevitable that once the meal begins the lefty will start bumping elbows with the right handed person sitting besides them, making dinner time far more challenging than it really should be.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]There are plenty of things in life that are considerably more difficult for lefties to deal with, not least on account of the fact that we are living in a right handed dominant world. Righties should think of some ways to make left handed people’s life easier.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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