Origin of middle finger
Examples from the Web for middle finger
At the end, the two embraced and Eminem flicked off the crowd, a middle-finger mea culpa.Eminem’s Homophobic ‘Rap God’ Lyrics Are Getting a Free Pass|Kevin Fallon|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Why else do you think the middle-finger is the universal symbol of defiance?
He put his middle-finger on his mouth, and with the other hand he cast some beans behind him.Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary|Voltaire