3V1172.3

3V1172.03 LEFT (11/29/82)

I asked Peggy which hand she sucked on. She held up her left hand and said, “My right!” I told her she was in error, that it was her left hand. I then wrote an “L” on it, for Left… When I asked if I should write the word “Left” or “Lawler” she chose the latter. When I asked to her left foot in putting on tights, she offered it correctly. When asked what “Lawler” said on her hand, she said “Left.”

A clear example of a thorough going understanding with labels confused. Easily corrected. Vulnerable because “Right” means correct in English. Don’t use “right” for a while. Use “Correct”. Worry about contextual disambiguation later.

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