Sign of the Devil... and Pres­i­dents

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His­tor­i­cally, be­ing left-handed was associated with witch­craft – some re­garded it as a ‘mark of the Devil’

Left-han­ders can strug­gle us­ing scis­sors and can open­ers pri­mar­ily de­signed for right-han­ders

Around 10 to 15 per cent of Western­ers are left-handed

Fa­mous left-han­ders in­clude Sir Paul McCart­ney, Prince William and US Pres­i­dents Ge­orge Bush Snr, Bill Clin­ton and Barack Obama

Sci­en­tists re­port a higher risk of dys­lexia and ADHD in left-han­ders

Ten­nis star Rafael Nadal played bet­ter when he switched to us­ing his left hand, de­spite be­ing right-handed

Au­gust 13 is In­ter­na­tional Left-Han­ders Day – an event launched by the UK-based Left-Han­ders Club

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