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What does the hand guesture with all fingers up except for the ring finger mean?

Asked by troubleinharlem (7981points) September 23rd, 2010

I’ve googled hand gestures, and the only thing close to it is the “Shocker”, which I’m not going to explain here since it’s quite rude. Basically, you would hold your hand up and put your ring finger down against your palm, or just down in general… anyone know what it means? I saw it on bumper sticker.

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cockswain's avatar

Oh yeah, that’s the shocker. Real rude, particularly if you reverse the fingers.

troubleinharlem's avatar

@cockswain : Oh, I thought that it wasn’t because the thumb wasn’t down.

cockswain's avatar

My understanding is the thumb doesn’t come into play. So it’s optional what you do with the thumb.

troubleinharlem's avatar

@cockswain : Gotcha. thank you. (:

rebbel's avatar

I thought it was four beer for the guys from the lumberyard?

kenmc's avatar

2 in the pink, 1 in the stink.

laureth's avatar

@boots got it. It’s a NSFW thing referring to an action one can do with the hand and a female partner.

kissmesoftly's avatar

It means “vw”, its a combo between the american signs of v and w, a hand gesture for Volkswagen. I swear I heard that somewere…

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