What Was That Gesture?

WE spend out days with a wide array of hand gestures….from the “peace sign” to the “one finger” salute to “thumb’s up”…….we use these gestures daily and multiple times during the course of the day…..

Gestures – usually made with the hand, but in some notable cases with other parts of the body entirely – form a symbolic, non-vocal language; a shorthand way of sending a message without the need for words. Many gestures we make today have a long history, and some are supposedly connected with particular historical events. Here, Robert Hume considers the history – both real and imagined – of six popular gestures…

Source: A brief history of gestures – from the handshake to the high-five | History Extra

I can think of a couple of gestures that did not make the list…..how about you guys?


4 thoughts on “What Was That Gesture?

      1. Mine too,but first I rotate it & then stick it up high! Learned that one in Greece many, many, years ago!

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