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From: ahunt <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Genetic inheritance Musing
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 06:04:25 -0800
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Holding a coffee cup.

thomas goulde wrote:

> Because the right is usually busy?
>
>
> On Jan 28, 2006, at 1:41 AM, James R Carr wrote:
>
>> But us sailors are allowed to salute with the left.
>> jim
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Glen Todd" <>
>> To: <>
>> Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 8:51 PM
>> Subject: RE: [DNA] Genetic inheritance Musing
>>
>>
>>>
>>>> Being from a left handed stone scraper, inquiring mind wants
>>>> to know these things. Why do rightes shake hands with their
>>>> right hand?
>>>
>>>
>>> For the same reason that in the military you salute with the right
>>> hand.
>>> The right hand was the sword or dagger hand; you were showing that your
>>> weapon hand was empty, thus a gesture of friendship, or at least
>>> non-aggression. The left hand was the shield hand. (The motion of
>>> saluting also evolved from raising the visor of your helmet in medieval
>>> armour, thus allowing yourself to be recognised. See, I'm a font of
>>> useless trivia.)
>>>
>>> Glen
>>>
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