Monthly Archives: January 2015

the middle finger

Give Your Coworkers The Bird

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I often flash the bird to a select few co-workers, but never out of spite. In fact, I have used my middle finger more times to promote friendship (or pick my nose) rather than incite someone with the four-letter f-word. Why? It’s fun and actually can break up the tension of a typical day (especially around the end of a Q). My thoughts on the “middle finger” The middle finger, or simply “finger,” would be just another digit for typing e, d, i, and k, if humans didn’t assign such a negative meaning to it. The same is true of several other gestures and words we (the human race) has so ignorantly¬†aligned with hate and disrespectful mannerisms.¬†The f-word, n-word, c-word, b-word, mf-word, etc. These hateful, derogatory, and downright f’d up words wouldn’t be as powerful (er, destructive) if we didn’t make them that way. So, in my never-ending pursuit of world peace, I propose we all f up what a…

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