Are you a leftie, or do you know a leftie? August 13 is International Left-Handers Day!
Here are a few facts on left-handedness:
- Approximately 10 percent of people worldwide are left-handed.
- Someone with a left-handed parent is more likely to be left-handed.
- Males are more likely than females to be left-handed.
If you’re reading this and you’re left-handed, go do something fun today!
Blackmore, Susan. “Why Are Some People Left-handed?” BBC Science Focus Magazine, www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/why-are-some-people-left-handed.
“Left-Handers Day: Amazing Facts About Lefties.” BBC Newsround, 13 Aug. 2022, www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/53739189.