World celebrates International left handers day

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The world has celebrate the uniqueness that is left handers.

Every year on the 13th August left handers are celebrated. It is a special day to acknowledge those who, unlike the majority of the population, are born left-handed.

Here’s a list of 10 fun facts about lefties that makes them unique in many ways.

Here is the list that you can read to know better about your left-handed friends:

  1. Almost 10-12 per cent of the global population, consists of left-handers.
  2. Left-handers use the right side of the brain more. The human brain is cross-wired — its right half controls the left side of the body and vice versa.
  3. Left-handers recover quicker after a stroke. The left side of the human brain, which is used a lot by right-handed people, controls our language function.
  4. Left-handers have an advantage in some sports. They are usually good at sports when in a one-on-one face-off. In games like baseball, boxing, fencing and tennis, left-handers often have an edge over their right-handed opponents.
  5. Left-handers have typing advantages. On a QWERTY keyboard, they can type over 3,000 English words by solely using the left hand. But only around 300 words can be typed with the right hand alone.
  6. There are people who are afraid of the left-side or left-handed people. This condition is known as Sinistrophobia.
  7. A study at Queen’s University, Belfast shows that if the foetus chooses to suck its left hand while in the womb, it will grow up to be left-handed. Genetics also plays a role to determine left-handedness.
  8. In eastern countries like India or in the Middle East, left-handedness is thought to be rude.
  9. Studies have found that artists like painters, musicians and even architects are mostly left-handers.
  10. Right and left-handed people deal with tasks and memory in different ways. Left-handers are known to efficiently multitask as they look at the tasks as a whole.
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jonnybigbuals
jonnybigbuals
2 months ago

huh never knew some of these facts about us lefties

Mila-chan
Mila-chan
2 months ago

Wow! I never knew there was a celebration for left people! That awesome!

Will
Will
2 months ago

Who here is left handed

Madi
Madi
2 months ago

Ok

Donald trump
Donald trump
2 months ago

never knew those facts

hugo
hugo
2 months ago

im left handed

avery
avery
1 month ago

wow thats great go leftys!
PS. is there a right hand day?

abby
abby
1 month ago

I am left-handed, but I always thought being left-handed was bad
now I feel special. 🥳🥳

Last edited 1 month ago by abby
Seattle
Seattle
1 month ago

i am so happy that people celebrate us lefties

all good names takennn
all good names takennn
1 month ago

intresting! 😀

Fuzzy worm lover
Fuzzy worm lover
1 month ago

I am left handed 😀 thats really cool, I did not know that they had a day for that.

Amber
Amber
3 days ago

Wow! I never knew there was a celebration for left people! That awesome!

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