Being left-handed isn’t such a big deal now, but in the past it has been frowned upon or viewed as a negative attribute. There are many famous people, both good and bad, that have been left-handed. People like Albert Einstein and Osama Bin Laden were left-handed. This just goes to show that whichever hand is dominant for you really doesn’t define anything about your personality or other attributes. However, it’s always interesting to notice certain things about left-handed people, and this list contains ten different fun facts about lefties!
The English word “left” actually comes from the Anglo Saxon word “lyft” which means “weak” or “broken.”
In many cultures, the left hand is seen as dirty because it is typically the hand used to clean ones self with after defecation.