Happy left-handers day!

Being a left-hander in this world run by righties it’s nice to feel appreciated. Did you know that the day was first celebrated in 1976, to promote awareness of left-handed people that have inconveniences of living in a predominantly right-handed world. It also is aimed to show some of the amazing abilities and products designed just for left-handers.

Here are 3 products specially made for the left-handers out there.

  • The common scissors – we all know from school if you had that if you had more then one child that was a lefty it was a long wait to use the only pair of yellow and green scissors available. The science behind the left scissors is so that you can see the paper you are cutting. The blades are just reversed for a clearer view.
  • Tin opener–  These specialised openers are fully reversed for the safe opening of tins. They have a  more comfortable grip and designed to be safely used by left-handers.
  • Left-handed computer mouse – this product is very good and actually works in a more economical way to help left-handers control the mouse on the computer better. gone are the days when you had to fiddle about and move the mouse to the left-hand side and hold it in a very uncomfortable manner.left handed mouse

These products are all available here at the left-handed shop.

so as mentioned above international left-handed day does also celebrate the abilities of the lefty community. Below are some amazing facts about being left-handed.

5 facts about left-handed people

  1. They make up to be roughly 12% of the population
  2. Are more likely to pursue creative careers
  3. According to one study, they are faster typers because on a QWERTY keyboard, there are 1447 English words typed solely with the left hand, whilst only 187 are typed with the right hand
  4. Famous left-handed intellectuals include Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Benjamin Franklin.
  5. Left-handedness runs in families. Lefties in the British royal family include the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, and Prince William

If you didn’t know the struggles and strengths of being left-handed, now you know!  so if you know a lefty out there needing some help with computer accessories we could help and supply different solutions catering all budgets. Visit the link below to talk to our of our qualified technicians.

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News August 13th is International Left-Handers Day