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In Western culture, the finger or the middle finger is an obscene hand gesture. The gesture .... A Malaysian man was bludgeoned to death after giving the finger to a .... "Davis' Infamous Finger Salute Has Had a Big Hand in History; Folklorists:  ...

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ORIGIN. The above-quoted account purporting to offer the historical origins of the obscene middle-finger extended hand gesture (varously known as “flipping the ...

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Feb 6, 2012 ... "The middle finger is the penis and the curled fingers on either side are ... to Americans as flipping the bird, or just giving someone the finger.

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Giving someone "the finger" is one of the basest violations in modern culture, but its origins date back over 2500 years. The first written record of the insult ...

www.complex.com/life/2016/05/middle-fingers-up

May 31, 2016 ... It's undeniable that there's an art to giving the finger; the timing, angle, and duration of your gesture can make or break how effectively you land ...

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Isn't history more fun when you actually know a little more about it? Before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, the French,anticipating victory over the English, ...

www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2013/09/middle-finger-brief-history/311205

Sep 11, 2013 ... Last night, Anthony Weiner ended his disastrous run for mayor with a crude gesture at a reporter. The middle finger has a surprisingly complex ...

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Jan 26, 2017 ... One Wikipedia editor took it on himself to document its history on Wikipedia. ... That “bird,” a colloquial term for giving someone the finger, has ...

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Even though youngsters especially like to give the "Finger", the gesture itself is really old. Part of ancient history, in fact. It's at least 2500 years old. Aristophanes  ...