The trials of a lefty
Posted by Linda on September 25, 1997 at 13:37:24:
In response to Pen and ink, written by Caroline on September 25, 1997 at 10:47:25
] ] Since the quill pens of that era had to be cut and sharpened, I would expect that they would be cut to the comfort of the writer.
A slight digression, but my poor brother had such a hard time in school. His teachers would not accept assignments written on the back of the paper (i.e. the holes on the right). If he took the paper out of the notebook, he usually mislaid it; missed homework, poor grades. So, he would twist his arm around the notebook rings. It is hard to describe, but it looks very uncomfortable. BTW, he still writes that way even though he no longer has notebook rings to worry about.
My left-handed husband writes naturally; like the rest of us, except with the other hand. Maybe the fact that his mother is also left-handed helped him.
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