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The Awkward Handshake

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I wrote recently about the awkwardness of shaking hands with myself — when introduced to my alter ego. It got me thinking about awkward handshakes.

My most difficult was a doctor introducing me to a new colleague, a nervy young man who rushed politely to proffer his hand from behind me.




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Penny Grubb

Penny Grubb

An award-winning crime novelist & long-time amateur poultry keeper, who specialised in teaching methods, healthcare & software engineering as an academic.

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