Word of the day: Sinister

You know it originally meant left-handed. Mark of the devil, presumably, to be left-handed. Odd. Disturbing. Sinister.

That’s why they won’t make you a Guitar Hero controller. (I am hopeful of creating an infinite pingback loop with Liquid Egg Product here.)

Yes, and if you speak French you know right is droit (pronounced “dwaht” of course) and because right is good and normal, in English if you are nimble and skilled you are adroit (*not* pronounced “ah-dwaht”, of course). And left is gauche, and because left is bad and sinister, in English you are gauche if you are lacking in taste and class.

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