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Left footer

Posted by Web Wanderer on January 13, 2003

In Reply to: Left footer posted by Tony Sheehan on January 12, 2003

: The phrase "Left Footer" is given to Catholics but where did it derive from?

The terms allude to the belief in the North of Ireland that Catholic farm workers use their left foot to push the spade when digging, and Protestants the right