Why Are People Left-Handed?

by Moin Uddin Ahmed Tipu

There’s a whole lot more to left handedness than you possibly realized. In this DNews video, Anthony recounts some of the craziest facts about lefties!

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“They make up a stable fraction of the population, yet their presence is often invisible: left-handers.”

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“Chen Siyuan, 24, an ambidextrous translator from Handan in China’s northern Hebei province, has a remarkable ability to write with both hands, at the same time.”

The 18 Worst Things For Left-Handed People

“I can no longer be silent on the daily oppression of the left-handed community! Hear our pain, world!”
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27 comments

Maxxy June 29, 2019 - 6:18 AM

0:00 I'm not a witch you bastard…..

Maxxy June 29, 2019 - 6:19 AM

He keeps calling us witches XD

Ryan Mckeown July 5, 2019 - 6:09 PM

I’m left handed but right footed

Ashwin Sharma July 6, 2019 - 12:12 AM

im not a which :(

Candra Moon July 18, 2019 - 2:57 PM

Left handed means immunity disorders? I can vote for that statement so can my mom. Were not only the only leftys in the family but also the only ones with immunity disorders.

julysunrush July 19, 2019 - 2:59 AM

I've always said I'm left handed since I write and hold the spoon with my left hand, but recently I've started to think that I might be both handed since I kick a ball, punch, use scissors with my right hand… I always told people I'm left handed because I thought what hand you write with determines it lmao

Sebi September 12, 2019 - 5:52 PM

in my school all my class mates are right handed my parents are right handed both of them and me left handed arm chair eating spoon and fork in another way everyone be like Bro this guy got a problem

Note: i wrote this on left handed

DaronPopin September 19, 2019 - 7:29 AM

I'm left handed….

PinkiePieTM September 24, 2019 - 4:01 PM

I guess only lefties can make the L sign but righties can’t they do a backward L. BTW I’m a leftie, anyone more lefties? ☺️

Lorna Moraleda October 4, 2019 - 4:04 PM

Im left handed in eating but right handed in everything else

Epiced27 October 12, 2019 - 1:04 AM

I am left handed too.

Sierra Collins November 24, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Im left handed so i can be leonardo de Vinci

Maestrul Gamer January 1, 2020 - 12:43 AM

I am left handed but type this with the right hand.

Crimsonchrome January 10, 2020 - 1:11 AM

why are people RIGHTHANDED? from my point of view they are all backwards….freaks of nature and strange…..but lovely people….so i gladly put up with them lol….

Crimsonchrome January 10, 2020 - 1:19 AM

i… remember being in the air force staitioned in okinawa japan….where the cars are all righthand-drive….most were manual transmissioned …so the gearshift lever was on the left…even automatics and the odd on the steering colum shifter…..the right handed people would whine and complain about having to shift etc…and do everything backwards……..i just laughed as i shifted smoother…and said………..how does it feel when the whole world is bacwards to you……many gained added respect for lefthanders

Minty Oreos January 27, 2020 - 6:12 AM

Why are people right handed????

Teefkiller February 4, 2020 - 1:44 AM

You are only left handed if you use the left hand mostly, not only in writing.

Jaydizzy 413 February 26, 2020 - 1:55 AM

Left handed people will see devil and his angles lake fire

Crinoids March 20, 2020 - 2:23 AM

Then why and people dual handed like I am dual handed

The real name is (ambidextrous)

A Bc May 1, 2020 - 11:46 AM

I think were all born to be left AND right handed and some jack ass told us otherwise. Well im full left handed but so was my mother. I kinda doubt the genetics thing. Oh and btw kurt cobain wsas actually right handed but played left handed guitar. he drew and wrote right handed. weird huh?

hanoc101 May 17, 2020 - 5:57 PM

Ringo Starr is left handed too but his grandmother trained him to use the "correct hand" as well.

murasaki uranium 紫 June 17, 2020 - 10:48 AM

me, hearing that left handed people are witches: mureesa
my mother was left handed but was taught to write with her right hand. i'm left handed and have not been taught to write with my right hand

Terry Zúñiga June 19, 2020 - 3:20 PM

They see us like fucken aliens uwu

Adeel Khan July 15, 2020 - 3:59 PM

I'm lefty n I'm a designer 😜

Vishika Uddish July 20, 2020 - 4:52 PM

I am left hander and in my family I am the left hander

toast w August 26, 2020 - 12:58 AM

i wrote like 10 comments in this comment section 4 years ago, none of them were good.

eh it's nice to see i've progressed

zyxwvutsrqponmlkh November 6, 2021 - 2:43 PM

Burn them.