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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Left Handers Day.

Left Handers Day

13th August is celebrated as left handers day throughout the world.

In the history left handed people have always been the most notable personalities. But even then they were hated by people in the past and were not allowed to mix with other people. They were considered as bad people and people who were send in this world to serve the right handed people. It was also believed that some kinda curse was the reason for the people to be born as left handed. This concept has changed over the years and research shows that left handers have more developed brains than right handed poeple. 

Just by the way, 10% of the world's population is left handed.

Interesting Facts.

At various times in history, left-handedness has been seen as many things: a nasty habit, a mark of the devil, a sign of neurosis, rebellion, criminality, and homosexuality. It has also been seen as a trait indicating creativity and musical abilities.


Many sources claim that left-handers may die as many as nine years earlier than right-handers.

Among the Eskimos, every left-handed person is viewed as a potential sorcerer. In Morocco, left-handers are considered to be a s’ga, a word that means either a devil or a cursed person.

In USA parents used to tie the left hand of their child so that he may not become a left hander.

The right hand is mentioned positively 100 times in the Bible, while the left hand is mentioned only 25 times, all negatively.

Studies have suggested that left-handers are more talented in spatial awareness, math, and architecture. Right-handers tend to be more talented verbally.

B. Franklyn signed the constitution of USA with his left hand.

Queen Elizabeth was Left Handed she ruled over England for 63 years which is the most period of rule in the world's history.

Left hand is most used while typing.

There was a special left handed army of Changez Khan which was considered the most skilled army of the world.

Famous Left handed personalities.

Napoléon Bonaparte
Julius Cezer.
Hoss Kerol.
Charlie Chapplen.
Bill Clinton.
Tom Cruize.
Julia Roberts.
Ronald Regen
Alexander the Great.
Wasim Akram
Saeed Anwar
Barack Obama
Leonardo da Vinci.
Amitabh & Abhishek Bachchan
Drew Barrymore
Angelina Jolie
Albert Einstein
Neil Armstrong

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