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backhander

A blow administered by the back of one's hand. You talk about my girl like that again, and you'll get a backhander to the face, understand?

glad-hander

One who is apt to address people in a friendly manner, often when it is feigned or false. I don't think she actually likes me—she seems like a real glad-hander.

backhander

n. a backhand slap in the face. Yes, officer, a perfectly strange woman came up and clobbered me with a backhander that loosened a tooth.

glad-hander

n. someone who displays effusive friendship, typically a politician. (See comment at glad-hand.) The glad-handers were out in full force at the Independence Day parade.
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Potential licensees in the soldering accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the All-In-One Hander Solder Gun on a worldwide basis.
He suggested that true left handers tend to be more intelligent and eloquent than right handers, and better at solving problems.
* Left-handers take 20 percent more time to click than right handers.
August 13th has been declared International Left Handers Day.
The first major theme is left- handers development: interaction of heredity basis and environmental influences.
The first Left Handers Day was held in 1992, planned as an annual event when left-handers everywhere could celebrate their sinistrality and increase public awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed.
LEFT-HANDERS drive more safely but are poorer parkers than right handers.
Leading the campaign has been the British based Left Handers Club <www.anythingleft-handed.co.uk/club> that has members around the world, its own shop and has declared today Left-Handed Day.
Also, can openers are the devil's invention for left handers.
But there are many interesting & fascinating facts regarding the Left-Handers, the most common theory is about brain dominance given by Left Handers the brain is cross wired so the right hemisphere controls the left handed side of the body and vice versa so the left Handlers say that they are always in right mind.
According to The Left Handers' Club, the Bible makes 100 favourable references to the right hand and 25 unfavourable references to the left hand.