Re: July 29, 1907
Grant O'Neil (poneilgdo@ALPHA2.CURTIN.EDU.AU)
Sun, 3 Aug 1997 23:47:01 +0800
At 08:38 31/07/97 -0500, you wrote:
>A person that I work with has a "lefty" calendar. This is what it said
>for July 29:
>Ninety years ago today, lefty Sir Robert Baden-Powell led twenty-one
>boys on a two week camping trip, which was the springboard for the
>formation of the Boy Scouts.
I'm not sure that it is entirely accurate to describe BP as a "lefty"; he
was, rather, truly ambidextrous. One of his favourite tricks was to do two
entirely different drawings simultaneously, one with each hand.
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