If your name is on this list, it means that you’re really clusmy

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  • Sorry.

    Ever wondered why you’re so clumsy? No matter what you do, you’re always bumping into something/dropping whatever you’re holding/tripping on a non-existent step.

    And when it comes to dropping your phone, that’s another thing entirely. You probably couldn’t count on two hands the number of times you’ve had to get your smashed screen repaired.

    But according to a new study, if your name appears on this list then you’re more likely to be clumsy. So it’s technically not your fault.

    As reported by Her.ie, research by the phone repair company iSmash showed that these people are more likely to accidentally break their phone.

    So who are the people with butter fingers?

    Apparently, James and Sarah top the list, with David, Paul, Emma and Laura not far behind.

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    The top 40 names are as follows (yep, there are a lot so it’s likely you appear on there somewhere).

    1. James
    2. David
    3. Paul
    4. Sarah
    5. Mark
    6. Michael
    7. John
    8. Chris
    9. Andrew
    10. Alex
    11. Richard
    12. Tom
    13. Emma
    14. Daniel
    15. Simon
    16. Matthew
    17. Ben
    18. Peter
    19. Sam
    20. Adam
    21. Laura
    22. Robert
    23. Charlotte
    24. Hannah
    25. Rebecca
    26. Nick
    27. Claire
    28. Jack
    29. Sophie
    30. Lucy
    31. Stephen
    32. Anna
    33. Thomas
    34. Jonathan
    35. George
    36. Amy
    37. Katie
    38. Matt
    39. Joe
    40. Martin

    Founder of iSmash, Julian Shovlin, said: ‘We carried out the research to see if there was any correlation between names and phone breakages, with the results suggesting that certain names have less luck than others.

    ‘Damaging your phone is always inconvenient and if your name is on the list, I would suggest buying a case to help save you from future breakages.

    ‘Thankfully, if you do break your device, there are trusted stores out there that can get your device repaired swiftly and safely, leaving you with minimal downtime, no matter how clumsy you are.’

    So the next time someone mocks you for your shattered screen, just tell them it’s totally down to your name.

    If your name doesn’t appear on this list, then you’re just really clumsy. Sorry.

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