INTERNATIONAL LEFT-HANDERS DAY (August 13). Approximately 10% of the population is a Southpaw. Scientists haven’t discovered why a person is left-handed, but it more probable that you will have a left-handed child if one of the parents is left-handed. (Illustration by Sandra Boynton)
David Bowie. The Incas thought left-handers were capable of healing and possessed magical abilities. The North American Zuni tribe believed left-handedness signified good luck. However, there are plenty of negative connotations attached to left- handedness, Think of words such as "sinister" and "gauche," which mean or connote "left."