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Synonyms for lefty

a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right

a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

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If he thinks a celebration of the NHS and that British industrial revolution [is leftie multicultural crap], well he has got a big problem.
It's estimated that one in ten people are left-handed but I was astonished while researching the material for this week's column at just how many influential people throughout history are lefties.
But research in the US found that of college graduates, lefties will earn 15 per cent more money than others.
To my knowledge, none of our branches require lefties to switch to right-hand shooting.
The Astros' bats were even better against lefties than the Dodgers, with an .
In the paper, Coren notes that his results might help explain why lefties are more common among mathematicians, architects, artists, and chess experts.
Not getting much playing time against lefties, Ho found it odd trying to hit to the right side from everywhere on the court.
Lefties represent only 10 percent of the general human population and, like most minorities, have been viewed with suspicion and persecuted across history, said two researchers curious about the reasons behind that low percentage.
Another purpose of Left-Handers' Day is to promote awareness among those who make things hard for lefties - especially teachers and school officials who may not know how difficult things can be for left-handed kids.
Left-handers also excel in sport - famous lefties include tennis aces Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe and snooker stars Jimmy White and Mark Williams.
Regrettably, lefties have a shorter life expectancy than righties.
But going into Monday night's game with the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, Ethier was actually hitting slightly better against lefties (.
From learning cursive writing, to using scissors, to determining where to sit at the dinner table, many lefties have a hard time in a right-dominated world.
But help has arrived in the shape of products designed to make life easier for lefties in the home,at work and at play.
With apologies to you lefties, 90 percent of the population is right-handed and right-footed.