Left-handed is a human tendency to use the left hand to do some activities such as writing, eating, or holding something. According to The Left-handers Club, an organization devoted to left-handed people, most left-handers do not consider that it is an aberration, but on the contrary, they say that it is cool!
This article will tell 24 amazing facts about left-handed. Here are the facts:
-10% of the human population is left-handed.
-Left-handed is more prone to alcohol addiction.
-Left tends to be more creative.
-Left is slower in puberty.
-Left is very suitable for some sports such as boxing, swimming, and baseball. In fact,
-40% of the top tennis players are left-handed.
-Four of the seven last president of the United States are left handed.
-Left tends to be richer if attaining a college degree.
-In the past, left-handers were often associated with crime, devil, neurosis, rebellion, even homosexuality! However, they were also considered to have an advantage in playing music.
-The word “left” in English comes from the Anglo-Saxon “Lyft” which means weaker.
-Pregnant women over age 40 have a greater chance to have left-handed baby.
-Half of cat and mouse are left-handed.
-A study revealed that left-handers have advantages in the fields of architecture, mathematics, as well as spatial awareness.
-One out of four Apollo astronauts are left-handed.
-30 million of Americans are left-handed.
-Left is more prone to allergies and asthma.
-Left is easier to learn to use the right hand than right-handers learn to use their left hand.
-The longest words that can be written using the left hand are dresses, sweaters, and tesserae decades.
-Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William are left-handed.
-Left is more prone to insomnia.
-August 13 is the biggest day for left-handers.
-Osama Bin Laden and Jack the Ripper are left-handled.
-Left tends to be easier to adjust the underwater vision.
-A study in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease found that left-handers tend to irritability.
Thus are 24 interesting facts about left-handed. I hope this article can provide a new knowledge for you.