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...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...