Column: Scissors. Pens. Spiral Notebooks. On International Left-Handers Day, let's pause to appreciate the triumphs of ...
Lefties are likely to learn early that the word “sinister” is Latin for “left” and that once upon a time, left-handers were deemed to be ministers of the devil. To this day, the Merriam-Webster dictionary offers a note under the subhead: “Is sinister unfair to the ...Continue reading on Chicago Tribune
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It's International Left-Handers Day!
If you're right-handed — try writing with your left hand for a few hours. If you're left-handed, just kick back and relax, because August 13 is all about you! It's International Left-Handers Day! According to the National Day Calendar, this day was established in ...Continue reading
Southpaws unite! August 13 marks International Left-Handers Day
“Parents of left-handed children used to force them to use their right hands,” the National Day Calendar website stated. “In the eyes of right-handers, the predominant use of the left hand seemed evil. Parents feared their communities would shun their children.Continue reading
Left Handers Day 2019: a history of lefty oppression
Today is Left Handers Day, which was founded in 1992 by The Left-Handers Club (a very cool-sounding organisation indeed). What better time to consider the history of discrimination that left-handed people, comprising a whole 10% of the population, have ...Continue reading
Lefties get their day
(CNN) It's National Left-Hander's Day, a celebration founded by the Left-Handers Club to honor leftie style. Now in its 17th year, the day has been celebrated with right vs. left sports matches, left-handed drinking events and other activities, the club says.Continue reading
Tuesday marks International Left-Handers Day
(WMTV) -- On Tuesday, people around the world celebrated International Left-Handers Day. The day was first observed in 1976 by Dean R. Campbell, founder of the Lefthanders International, Inc. Being left-handed is rare. Left-handed people make up ...Continue reading
Celebrate With An IWC Watch On International Left-Handers Day
Today is National Left-Hander's Day, and what better time to share a few interesting facts, as well as some information about a watch created by IWC for the favorite southpaw in your life. There's no doubt about it: this is a right-hander's world, as evidenced by ...Continue reading
Remembering left-handed DC athletes on National Left-Handers Day
It's only right that the 10 percent of the population that face these inequities get a day of recognition. That day is today. In honor of Nationals Left-Handers Day, we honor some of the most notable D.C. athletes that made their living as a southpaw. Juan Soto.Continue reading
International Left-Handers Day 2019: Most interesting facts about lefties
They're more than alright. Since 1976, August 13 has been observed as an annual day dedicated to the minority dexterity — lefties. In honor of the portion of the population which prefers the less popular hand that has to deal with products not suited for them ...Continue reading
Left-Handers Day brings awareness to "advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed"
(WMTV)-- Raising your left hand and being proud. On Tuesday, people around the world celebrated International Left-Handers Day. The day was first observed in 1976 by Dean R. Campbell, founder of the Lefthanders International, Inc. Being left-handed is ...Continue reading
Happy left-handers day! What percentage of the world is left-handed and why is it so unusual?
International Left Handers Day is officially here, giving left-handed people the chance to celebrate their unusual status as science reveals more each year about the secrets behind being left handed. According to Left Handers Club, the group initially linked to ...Continue reading
August 13 is 'Left-handers Day'
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Tuesday, August 13, is International Lefthanders Day. The day is set aside to recognize all those who have mastered using their left hand in a right-handed world. Scientists don't know why a person develops left-handedness, but ...Continue reading