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OT - Women get a grip!

Literally, enough with the limp handshakes! What's that all about, anyway?

Wed. Nov 28, 8:53pm

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I do pretty good on a handshake, I squeez as hard as I get..but I'm in a business world at work, so I have to.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 10:17 PM

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I'm a stay at home mom, so not much business here, though I would say I have a fairly firm handshake...everyone probably thinks that about themselves though, huh. :) I think it's creepy to shake a limp hand.

Wednesday, November 28, 2007, 10:25 PM

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I agree - limp is creepy and crazy, frenetic hand shaking is weird. Do you think limp hand shakers know it's limp? And what do you suppose happens when two limpy hands try and shake?

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 12:52 AM

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That reminds me...I remember getting my hand squashed by my high school principal at an awards ceremony. A month later at graduation, when his hand was tired from shaking 100 hands before mine, I got me some payback.

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 1:11 AM

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12:52 I got a good chuckle from you. Thanks!

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 3:32 AM

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my handshake is firm but I also have bone joint problems the big "A" which make it hard to squeeze as firmly as I can and it hurts when someone squeezes too hard on my hand so if they are limp hand shkers maybe there is an underlying condition for it.

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 9:19 AM

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I was thinking the same thing as the last poster. You have to remember there are a lot of people out there who have pain that you are not aware of. I have a terrible time when someone shakes my hand. I know another person who can't feel how hard they are holding your hand.

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 5:53 PM

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I've never shaken hands with a man with a limp grasp, but maybe they power through it. It seems to be a girl thing.

Thursday, November 29, 2007, 7:45 PM

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