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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... 08:26 - May 18 with 2325 viewsSlambo

No-one seems to do it anymore, only the single, brashly erect middle finger, or - even worse - the American middle finger, where the thumb sticks right out and the index and ring fingers are crooked slightly down (google 'Eminem giving the finger')...

Sigh. Give me a good ol' British 'V' any day, thrust defiantly upwards, whilst blowing a robust raspberry. Proper...

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 12:54 - May 18 with 2227 viewshoppy

It just shows the sad erosion of our heritage, I'm afraid.

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:02 - May 18 with 2214 viewsuefacup81

Takes me back to coach trips in my school days...

Flicking the Vs at passing motorists/truckers was seen as good-natured tomfoolery, and almost smiled upon.

Flipping the bird was just obscene.

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:05 - May 18 with 2204 viewsThrobbe



Lovely stuff.

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:06 - May 18 with 2203 viewsJimmyJazz

Always makes me laugh when Homer Simpson gets away with saying W*nker because it means nothing to people in the states. He usually says it when he's impersonating an English person

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:22 - May 18 with 2182 viewsTJS

I am not convinced the rude V-sign (palm facing in) has ever been in continuous use.
Churchill seemed to do his victory sign the same way round.
Isn't it alleged to date from English archers showing they hadn't had their arrow drawing fingers cut off by the French.
Then again it's equally as likely something sexual.
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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 14:03 - May 18 with 2152 viewsSlambo

A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:02 - May 18 by uefacup81

Takes me back to coach trips in my school days...

Flicking the Vs at passing motorists/truckers was seen as good-natured tomfoolery, and almost smiled upon.

Flipping the bird was just obscene.


I'm also a big fan of the double 'V', Vs pointing downwards so they're almost horizontal, hopping lightly from foot to foot going AAAAAAAHHHHH...

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 14:33 - May 18 with 2135 viewswkj

I still use the V when driving, nothing calms the rage more than a snap of the wrist and a VUCK YOU to send a boy racer on their way

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 14:45 - May 18 with 2119 viewschicoazul


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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 16:03 - May 18 with 2080 viewsNo9

American TV prog's + films are to blame
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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:52 - May 18 with 2006 viewsSlambo

A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 14:45 - May 18 by chicoazul



http://www.underground-england.co.uk/news/kes/

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:53 - May 18 with 2000 viewsSlambo

A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:52 - May 18 by Slambo

http://www.underground-england.co.uk/news/kes/


F**k's sake, was supposed to be the iconic front cover of Kes. Textbook 'V' that...

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:54 - May 18 with 1999 viewswkj

A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:53 - May 18 by Slambo

F**k's sake, was supposed to be the iconic front cover of Kes. Textbook 'V' that...




i got you...

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A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 20:57 - May 18 with 1993 viewstcblue

A (two fingered salute) to the good ol' 'V'... on 13:22 - May 18 by TJS

I am not convinced the rude V-sign (palm facing in) has ever been in continuous use.
Churchill seemed to do his victory sign the same way round.
Isn't it alleged to date from English archers showing they hadn't had their arrow drawing fingers cut off by the French.
Then again it's equally as likely something sexual.
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That's a myth, and you need more than two fingers to draw a longbow anyway.

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