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Flipping the Bird

A Word About the "F" Word

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 09.01.2016 | Comedy
Lisa Smith Molinari

I must admit, there have been times when I've really wanted to blurt out something foul -- on the highway, during arguments with my husband or when trying to get the cap off of a bottle of ibuprofen when I'm particularly hormonal -- and wished there was an effective alternative to blurting the F-word.

Watch A Bunch Of Movie Characters Flip The Bird

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.29.2015 | Entertainment

The middle finger is ready for its close-up. In this compilation posted by YouTube channel supercutonline, characters from 161 films flip the bird....

What Germany Does To Drivers Who Raise 'Der Stinkefinger'

WorldCrunch - Die Welt | Bertrand Hauger | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

DIE WELT (Germany) Worldcrunch BERLIN - A German driver who insults another with gestures like tapping their finger against their head to indicate c...

Ryan J. Reilly

Federal Court Affirms Right To Give Officer The Finger | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A police officer can't pull you over and arrest you just because you gave him the finger, a federal appeals court declared Thursday. ...

Suspect Flips Bird, Sits On It: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.07.2012 | Crime

A Florida man was arrested on animal cruelty charges on Saturday for literally flipping the bird -- and sitting on it. Cops said Douglas Kutney, 67...

PHOTOS: Celebrities Giving The Middle Finger (NSFW)

Posted 02.14.2012 | Celebrity

It wouldn't be a Super Bowl halftime show without some kind of drama, right? Singer M.I.A. caused quite a stir during her performance with Madonna ...

M.I.A.'s Only Malfunction Was Us

Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Ann Brenoff

Is tossing out a cuss word just an easy way to show the world you really aren't a baby anymore? Or is it an insidious slippery slope on which a child will fall head first into a life of drugs and crime unless you nip the first F-word in the butt?

Sam Stein

Steele: Dems Are Cowards, 'Flipping The Bird' To The Public | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With health care reform poised to pass the Senate on a party-line vote, Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele ratcheted up the rhetori...

Middle Finger To Judge Gets Burglary Suspect Six Months In Jail

Chicago Sun-Times | Art Golab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kane Kellett's unusual method of raising his right hand to be sworn in earned him a six-month contempt of court sentence in McHenry County Court over ...

Imus, 8-Year-Old Son Flip Off Reporters At Benefit

New York Observer | David Foxley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Don Imus refused to speak to the press at Christie's auction house in Rockefeller Plaza last night, where a fund-raiser for the children's charity S.K...