IN CELEBRATION OF …
INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS’ DAY
AUGUST 13, 2013
Things may come to
those who wait, but only
the things left by those
Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
James Garfield (20 th)
Herbert Hoover (31st)
Harry S. Truman (33rd)
Gerald Ford (38th)
Ronald Reagan (40 th)
George H.W. Bush (41st)
Bill Clinton (42nd)
Barack Obama (44th)
If human life were long
enough to ﬁnd the ultimate
theory, everything would
have been solved by previous
generations. Nothing would be
left to be discovered.
Stephen Hawking (1942 - )
Most left-handers draw figures facing to the right.
Four of the five original designers of the Macintosh computer
One in four Apollo astronauts were left-handed.
Five out of the last seven presidents have been left-handed.
Step with care and great tact
And remember that Life’s a
Great Balancing Act
Just never forget to be
dexterous and deft
And never mix up your right
foot with your left.
Dr. Seuss (1904 - 1991), Oh, the Places You’ll Go
15 ➡ Percentage of people that are left-handed.
20 ➡ Percentage of MENSA members that are
➡ Percentage of lefties that report using a computer
mouse with their left hands.
➡ Percentage of lefties that use their right hand for
➡ Percentage of lefties that hold a dinner knife in
their right hands.
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