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Middle finger
Middle finger
Latin digitus medius
Dorlands/Elsevier d_18/12296657

The middle finger (or the long finger) is the third digit of the human hand and usually the longest finger, located between the index finger and the ring finger. It is also called the third finger, digitus medius, digitus tertius, or digitus III in anatomy. Primarily in Australia, but also now in many other Western countries, extending the middle finger and pointing it upward is widely recognized as saying "Fuck you." Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The term vulgar originally meant of the common people, from the Latin vulgus. ... The finger. ... The Middle Finger (possibly offensive) File links The following pages link to this file: User talk:Mark/Archive 1 Fuck The finger Categories: GFDL images ... For other uses, see Latin (disambiguation). ... Elseviers logo. ... For other uses, see Hand (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Index finger The index finger, pointer finger or forefinger is the second digit of a human hand, located between the thumb and the middle finger. ... The ring finger is the fourth digit of the human hand, and the second most ulnar finger, located between the middle finger and the little finger. ... Human heart and lungs, from an older edition of Grays Anatomy. ... This article is about the gesture. ...


 
 

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