To all the "lefty’s" out there, Happy #lefthandersday

Posted on 08-13-2015 by
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To all of the lefty’s out there, are you tired of living in a “right hander’s” world? Well, today is your day! August 13 is designated International Lefthanders Day, according to Lefthanders International.

Here are a few interesting facts about “lefty’s” from Lefthanders International:

  • Left-handers adjust more readily to seeing underwater.
  • Left-handers excel particularly in tennis, baseball, swimming and fencing
  • Left-handers usually reach puberty 4 to 5 months after right-handers
  • 4 of the 5 original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed
  • 1 in 4 Apollo astronauts were left-handed – 250% more than the normal level.

And, if that hasn’t sparked your interest enough, according to an infographic done by Pleated Jeans, left-handed people are 20 percent more likely to be rich than right-handed people.

To all the "lefty’s" out there, Happy #lefthandersday

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Posted on : 14 Aug 2015 10:59 AM

Great infographic Tracie, very knowledgable. Thanks for sharing!

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