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Gauche

Gauche

1. Left handed; hence, awkward; clumsy.

2. (Science: geometry) Winding; twisted; warped; applied to curves and surfaces.

Origin: f.


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Are you left or right handed?

... actually be even more coordinated due to the learning curve. Cillia wrote: It is a shame that they do sometimes get categorised as clumsy and 'gauche'. Well... I wouldn't feel too badly. I'd say we're in pretty good company: Albert Einstein, Leonardo De Vinchi, Michaelangelo, Bach, Mozart, ...

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by Aesthetic
Thu Jun 15, 2006 5:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are you left or right handed?
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Are you left or right handed?

... those with left handedness per se are therefore likely to be brain damaged. It is a shame that they do sometimes get categorised as clumsy and 'gauche'. Are people with dyspraxia, (who are a bit clumsy, through no fault of their own), more likely to be left handed? Another interesting point ...

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by Cilla
Mon Jun 05, 2006 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are you left or right handed?
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