Friday, August 13, 2010

National Left Hander's Day!

"National Left Hander's Day is celebrated every year on August 13. This holiday was started by Lefthanders International and was first observed in 1976. National Left Hander's day is meant to promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left handers in a predominantly right-handed world."

1. Left Hander's Day was started in August 13 1976 by Left handers International.

2. About 7 percent of the population is left handed.

3. Lefties are also called "southpaws".

4. In twins, there is a high tendency for one to be left-handed.

5. 1 in 4 Apollo astronauts were left-handed.

6. 4 of the 5 original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed.

7. Left-handers usually reach puberty 4 to 5 months after right-handers.

8. George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama are all left handed. Ronald Regan was left handed too.

9. Pablo Picasso, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Leonardo Di Vinci, and Michelangelo were also left handed.

10. Right handed people use the left side of their brains. Left handed people use the right sides of their brains.

11. Left handers tend to adjust quickly to seeing underwater.

12. Right handers tend to chew food on the right side, left handers tend to chew on the left side.

13. Albert Einstein was left handed.
14. Left handed people who have higher I.Q.s tend to have an I.Q. of over 140.

15. In some cultures it is impolite to touch your food with your left hand.

~Fellow Lefty, Steph Geezy~


  1. Funny about the twin fact, we are living proof! HA