• October 6, 2022

Left Handed FACTS: From Asthma, To Making Money, To Temper, To Celebrity

Did you ever know a person who was left-handed? It seems as if they have the hardest time finding products to use, because we live in a world that is geared toward right handed people. Sometimes, they struggle with even simple tasks for that very reason.

What might surprise you is that lefties tend to be more independent because they spent the majority of their lives adapting. There are also many fascinating factions about lefties that you probably never knew before. Here are 23 of them.

1. Up to 10% of the population are left handed

Left Handed FACTS: From Asthma, To Making Money, To Temper, To Celebrity

2. Lefties are 3 times more likely to be an alcoholic

Left Handed FACTS: From Asthma, To Making Money, To Temper, To Celebrity

3. They mostly use the right side of the brain

Left Handed FACTS: From Asthma, To Making Money, To Temper, To Celebrity

4. They are late bloomers – reaching puberty 4-5 months later than others

4

5. They are good at certain sports, such as tennis, baseball, boxing and swimming

5

5a

6. 4 out of 7 recent presidents were lefties

6

7. Lefties who graduate college tend to become 26% richer than right handed people

7

8. Back in the day, if you were left-handed you might have been accused of having a nasty habit, the mark of the devil, a sign of neurosis, being rebellious and capable of criminality and/or being homosexual. Sometimes, however, it indicated creativity and musical abilities.

8

9. The word left came from an old anglo-saxon word (lyft). It means weak or broken

9

10. Women over 40 who give birth are 128% more likely to give birth to a south paw than a woman in her 20s

10

11. Rats, mice and cats have equal number of left handed and right handed

11

12. Lefties are typically better at architecture and math. Right-handed people tend to be better and verbal skills

12

13. 25% of the Apollo astronauts were left-handed

13

14. Close to 30 million people in the US are left-handed

14

15. Lefties are more likely to suffer from asthma and allergies

15

16. Left-Handed people adjust better than right handed people when their dominant hand is damaged

16

17. The longest words that can be typed with only the left hand are sweater dresses and tesserae decades

17

18. There are a few members of the royal family who were lefties, including, the queen’s mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William

18

19. Lefties are more likely to have insomnia

19

20. August 13th is International Left-Handers Day

20

21. Osama Bin Laden, The Boston Strangler and Jack the Ripper were left handed

21

22. Lefties can see better underwater

22

23. Left handed people tend to have a shorter fuse. John McEnroe is a lefty. Need I say more?

23

ViralSlot

Related post