Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question - Left or Right?

Subject: Re: New TECHWR-L Poll Question - Left or Right?
From: John Fleming <johntwrl -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 21:48:18 -0700

On Sun, 12 Dec 2004 19:56:39 -0700, while chained to a desk in the
scriptorium, lisa -at- techwr-l -dot- com ("Lisa M. Bronson") wrote:

> $This week's poll, which was suggested by TECHWR-L list member Chris
> $Christner, may finally be a perfect poll--one where *no one* will need to
> $use the Other/None of the above category (though, the category is there in
> $case I'm wrong). *grin*

Over the years, I have met a number of people with severe deformaties in
their upper arms who do a lot of things we would do with our hands with
their feet. One of them was a technical writer.

Of the others, the most interesting occupation is delivery truck driver.
He delivers textbooks to the local schools.

All of them would have to answer "Other/None of the Above" to the poll

> $Chris says that at a former position, he noticed that 12 of the 15 tech
> $writers were either left-handed or ambidextrous. Of three where I work,
> $only one is right-handed. So, here is this week's poll question:
> $
> $Are more tech writers left-handed, right-handed, or ambidextrous? How do
> $you do your work?
> $
> $* Everything right-handed
> $* Everything left-handed
> $* Some of each (ambidextrous)
> $* Other/None of the above

I'm right handed.

John Fleming
Technical Writer
Edmonton, Alberta



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