geez, you’d think somebody would have mentioned left handers day to me. wink

From Yahoo News:


Top left handers from Yahoo Search

1. 50 Cent

2. Eminem

3. Nicole Kidman

4. Oprah Winfrey

5. Kate Hudson

6. Angelina Jolie

7. Scarlett Johansson

8. Tom Cruise

9. Dane Cook

10. Ne-Yo

11. George Michael

12. Jay-Z

13. Katharine McPhee

14. Denise Richards

15. Bob Dylan

16. Keanu Reeves

17. Goldie Hawn

18. Julia Roberts

19. Paul McCartney

20. Will Ferrell

some famous left handed artists:

Albrecht Dürer

M.C. Escher

Hans Holbein

Paul Klee


LeRoy Neiman


Leonardo da Vinci

and from left hander’s day:

Fascinating facts:



Most left-handers draw figures facing to the right

There is a high tendency in twins for one to be left-handed

Stuttering and dyslexia occur more often in left-handers (particularly if they are forced to change their writing hand as a child, like King of England George VI).

Left-handers adjust more readily to seeing underwater.

Left-handers excel particularly in tennis, baseball, swimming and fencing

Left-handers usually reach puberty 4 to 5 months after right-handers

4 of the 5 original designers of the Macintosh computer were left-handed

1 in 4 Apollo astronauts were left-handed – 250% more than the normal level.

Left-handers are generally more intelligent, better looking, imaginative and multi-talented than right handers ( based on discussions among members of the Left-Handers Club! smile