from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun plural Gestures in which the index and middle finger of each hand are held up and curled at the same time, in imitation of quotation marks, used to indicate that something being said was actually said by someone else, is viewed with skepticism, or is a popular turn of phrase.

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  • noun The movement of a speaker's fingers in the air to represent quotation marks.


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  • See comments on spelling, and think of bats trying to climb a glass wall.

    January 11, 2008

  • See also dick fingers.

    October 31, 2008