Whence, of course, the term 'cack-handed'....
From: Mike Weatherley
Sent: Monday, October 19, 2015 12:06 PM Subject: Re: Help me: Old English
Yet a friend of mine who recently returned from a month in India was shocked
to witness - in the streets of several modern cities - not just public
number ones, but twos!
Needless to say, it reinforced her unwillingness to shake hands with anyone
using anything other than the right hand...
Mike (not PP)