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A thumbs-up or thumbs-down is a common hand gesture achieved by a closed fist held with the .... This section does not cite any sources. ... The trademarked phrase "two thumbs up", origina...

Gestures: Their Origin and Meanings - The Thumb Up

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Few gestures can have a stranger history than the familiar 'thumbs up'. ... with the thumbs up meaning 'all's well -- O.K.'and the thumbs down meaning 'no ... Pollice verso does not mean a down-turned thumb it simply means a turned thumb ...

What does a "thumbs up" mean in Iraq? - Slate

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Mar 28, 2003 ... Iraqis are giving passing Americans the "thumbs up" sign, which the ... The sign has a similarly pejorative meaning in parts of West Africa, ...

Don't Give a Thumbs-Up in Russia and Other Hand Gesture Facts ...

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Jul 14, 2014 ... The thumbs-up, the peace sign, and the wave are common gestures in the US to express positive emotions and share your thoughts. During a ...

Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece: Gladiators: Thumbs Up or ...

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Jan 24, 2011 ... But to the ancient Romans, a thumbs up mimicked the upward thrust of a ... from Gibbon et al) does not make it a 'direct remake' in any sense. H.

9 American Hand Gestures Never To Make Overseas - Thrillist

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Nov 6, 2013 ... Who knew that a thumbs-up could be inflammatory in two different ... up". The meaning behind this rude gesture reportedly dates back to the ...

Knowledge and Misinformation: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down - Word ...

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Where we give thumbs up as a sign of approval, it meant death to its Roman ... that it will ever be changed back to the meaning that it had with the Romans.

5 common American gestures that might insult the locals - Matador ...

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Apr 30, 2009 ... Giving a thumbs-up or the OK sign can mean trouble in some parts ... I later learned that this gesture isn't welcome in most Asian countries, and symbolizes .... it but it doesnt carry nearly as much weight as it does in th states.

What Do All The Hand Emojis Mean? Or, How To Know When To ...

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Jul 3, 2015 ... When is the thumbs up more appropriate than the "Ok" hand? ... it is used in lieu if the "fingers crossed" emoji that inexplicably does not exist.

Urban Dictionary: thumbs up

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The so-called "Roman" thumbs down (kill him) or thumbs up (let him live) gesture to gladiators is actually an invention of Hollywood. It is true that there were ...

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The Truth About Gladiators and the Thumbs Up - Today I Found Out

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Oct 23, 2014 ... Michael T. asks: Is it true that the thumbs up and thumbs down hand ... that the mass-popularity of thumbs up / thumbs down meaning as it does ...

Thumbs up - meaning and origin. - The Phrase Finder

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Thumbs up - the meaning and origin of this saying. ... Okay, so if it's widely known , why does it need to be included here? Well, as so often with etymology, the ...

7 Innocent Gestures That Can Get You Killed Overseas | Cracked.com

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Jun 4, 2008 ... So great that I'd like to anally rape it with my thumb!" The thumbs-up sign has been confusing people for thousands of years. Contrary to ...