A man in Coventry has confided to friends that he is amongst that elite group of people who have been blessed with the ability to perform manual tasks with both hands - that is, either right or left - with equal skill.
The ability to use both hands to do particular jobs is a massive advantage, and not one to be scoffed at. Ronnie O'Sullivan, the snooker player, who can cue the ball right-handed or left-handed equally well, is a very good example of this.
Andy Dexterus, 27, can carry plastic bags, ring doorbells, open and close doors, push lift buttons, hold a torch, cradle a pint of beer, remove the ring-pulls from a can, switch the television and radio on and off, and request a bus to stop, all with either his right or left hand, with no marked difference whichever hand he uses.
He can read a book, or clap using both hands at the same time.
There are two things that Andy prefers to do with his right hand though.
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