Re: Hand characters (was: +1/-1 in e-mail comments (was: Emoji: emoticons vs. literacy))

From: Joó Ádám (
Date: Mon Jan 12 2009 - 05:09:52 CST

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    > You seem to forget that individual fingers are not just up or down, their
    > relative position or angle can be significant : consider the case of the
    > well known "V" sign for victory where two fingers are up (from any hand and
    > shown front or back), they wouldnot mean the same if they were parallel.

    Shown back is a rude insult (having its roots in archery).


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