Posted by Paul G. on August 02, 2001
In Reply to: Middle finger posted by pepper on August 01, 2001
: What is the origin of choice to use that finger to insult somebody.
I expect the fact that the middle finger is the longest may have something to do with it. (Try this experiment. Make a hole in a peice of cardboard big enough for a finger to go through. Then see which finger can reach the furtherest. Draw your own conclusions!)