10 situations where only a left-handed person can understand the annoying inconveniences!

Shirley Marie Bradby

February 11, 2018

10 situations where only a left-handed person can understand the annoying inconveniences!
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After having taken a look at all the nuisances that a "southpaw" (a left-handed person) is faced with every day, you will not be able to not feel a sense of compassion towards him/her.

Just think about all the tools we use in the kitchen on a daily basis, that for a left-handed person, are almost useless if not downright dangerous!

Considering these facts, we realize that this world is entirely designed to meet the needs of the majority, a not so strange concept in itself but that certainly forgets to make life easier for many people!

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The rings on binders are great for holding loose sheets of paper, but the inconvenience that left-handed people experience is maximum!

The rings on binders are great for holding loose sheets of paper, but the inconvenience that left-handed people experience is maximum!

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Using your left hand --- just try to open a can with a right-handed can opener!

Using your left hand --- just try to open a can with a right-handed can opener!

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A corkscrew is just another one of the many objects that work only if they are held with the right hand.

A corkscrew is just another one of the many objects that work only if they are held with the right hand.

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For left-handed card players, the most convenient position to hold cards is also the one that prevents you from seeing the card suit!

For left-handed card players, the most convenient position to hold cards is also the one that prevents you from seeing the card suit!

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Have you ever thought about how the handle of certain scissors is made? For left-handed people trying to cut with those scissors is very difficult, indeed!

Have you ever thought about how the handle of certain scissors is made? For left-handed people trying to cut with those scissors is very difficult, indeed!

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And in some cases, scissors for left-handed people even cost more!!!

Typical situation --- hand and forearm perennially covered with ink and graphite.

Typical situation --- hand and forearm perennially covered with ink and graphite.

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Even a bread knife is designed for right-handed people! In fact, the side that cuts is uncomfortable to anyone who holds it with their left hand and the result is anything but a well-cut slice of bread.

Even a bread knife is designed for right-handed people! In fact, the side that cuts is uncomfortable to anyone who holds it with their left hand and the result is anything but a well-cut slice of bread.

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You will never find this kind of ladle in a left-handed person's kitchen!

You will never find this kind of ladle in a left-handed person's kitchen!

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And the containers for liquids that show the inside only on one side?

And the containers for liquids that show the inside only on one side?

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Finally, here's something that at school all left-handed children have learned to accept! If you want to use a pencil sharpener with your left hand then you have to learn how to turn the pencil counterclockwise!

Finally, here's something that at school all left-handed children have learned to accept! If you want to use a pencil sharpener with your left hand then you have to learn how to turn the pencil counterclockwise!

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