13 Aug Left Hand Day!
Left Handers… today is your day. Nationally recognized as “Left-Handers Day”, in hopes of giving those around us a different perspectiveon things!
Below is a list of facts and trivia about left-handers that you maynot have thought about before.
- While many people are left handed, very few are100% left-handed. For example, many left-handers golf and bat right handed. Onthe 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-handerswere witches and warlocks.
- International Left Hander’s Day was firstcelebrated on August 13, 1976.
- It is believed that all polar bears areleft handed
Whether you are a “lefty” or a “righty”, try doing different taskswith your hand that isn’t dominant. A Challenge never hurt anyone every now and then!
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