Definitions

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  • n. prejudice or bias based on whether a person is left-handed or right-handed

Etymologies

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hand +‎ -ism

Examples

  • (This fetish for on-the-other-handism translates to a fetish for applauding bipartisanship as a virtue and partisanship as an evil, as if one can always split the difference to find truth.)

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  • The curious thing in this world is not the stupidity, but the upper-handism of the stupidity.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

  • I call it "on-the-other-handism," the stupid idea that there are two sides to every story.

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