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Middle finger

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!)