Lefty Lores

Left-handed Lores:

  • … that moles on the left side of the face and body were at tone believed to be signs of evil and witchcraft.
  • … that along the Niger River, among some African tribes, women were forbidden to use their left hands when cooking, for fear of incurring supernatural poisoning.


Lefty Lore

Lefty Lores:

Chinese Proverb – Though the left hand conquers the right, no advantage is gained.”

North African beliefs – A twitch in the right eyelid means that some absent member of the family will return or that some other pleasant event will occur. But a twitch in one’s left eyelid may predict a death in the family or mean other unhappy occurrence.