Die Geschichte einer der ältesten Beleidigungsgesten der Menschheit. Und so eine schöne auch, wie ich finde.
You’re livid, you want to scream at someone. But for some reason, you can’t speak. What gesture do you give them?
That’s right – the good ol‘ middle finger comes immediately to mind, right? The middle finger has been known as a way to display anger for a very long time – going all the way back to ancient Greece. In fact, it’s „one of the most ancient insult gestures known,” according to anthropologist Desmond Morris.