- Sinistrophobia is the fear of left-handedness.
- While many people are left handed, very few are 100% left handed. For example, many Left handers golf and bat right handed. On the other hand, there is a high percentage of righties who are 100% right-handed.
- Lefties are also called "southpaws". The term was coined in baseball to describe a left handed pitcher.
- Tuesdays are Lefties luck day.
- Only about 10% of the population is left handed.
- During the 1600's people, thought left handers were witches and warlocks.
- International Left Hander's Day was first celebrated on August 13, 1976. It was started by Lefthander's International.
- They say everyone was born right handed, and only the greatest overcome it. (he,he,he)
- It is believed that all polar bears are left handed.
- There is a rumor that octopuses have but one right hand. Scientists are diligently studying this issue.
Monday, August 13, 2007
LEFT HANDERS DAY!!!
Today, August 13th is the day that lefties celebrate their oddity, uh I mean uniqueness. So in honor of the day, here are some lefty trivia for you to enjoy.
Posted by Fiona at 10:36 AM