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Saturday, September 6, 2008

Lefties Rule!

Ok, so I'm left handed, but did you know that I descend from the famous clan of left-handers??
There's an interesting article here: Are you Kerr-handed?
kerrancient1Theories on Left-handedness and Laterality
For example, the Kerr clan of Scotland is infamous for their predisposition towards left-handedness. 3 This feature, known by the Kerr as being "Corry Fisted" or "Kerr-Handed" can be understood as a culturally reinforced trait that was supposed to aid these Scottish warriors in methods of warfare. Due to their common gene pool, however, this trait can also be understood a genetic characteristic of the Kerr clan.

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