Friday, August 13, 2010

lefties ROCK!

It is International Lefthander's Day

Lefties have rights, you know!

Left Handed Facts and Trivia:

Sinistrophobia is the fear of left-handedness or things on the left side.
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.

According to this article,
I'm a creative problem solver and forgetful because I'm a lefty,
which means it's genetic, so get off my back, maaaaaaan.


quilly said...

You can't help it if you were born with your arms on backward. ;)

Doug said...

I still think left-handers are witches and warlocks.

Nessa said...

August 13, 1976 was a Friday, too. That's just spooky.

lime said...

i'm a day late but happy lefties day. my coworkers were sick of hearing me tell people it was national lefthanders day when they'd ask for the date so they could write out a check.

actonbell said...

Yep, lefties are the only ones in their right minds:)

I did find it amusing, back in Latin class, that left was "sinister."

Rock on, Logo!