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Is A Thumb A Finger?

Pinky finger, ring finger, middle finger, index finger, and THUMB?

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So I decided to ask my co-workers what they thought to finally get some peace:

NATALYA: A thumb is just a type of finger.

LAUREN: It’s the same bone structure so anatomically it’s the same goddamn thing.

ELAMIN: This is fucking stupid. A thumb is a finger. It's clearly a finger.

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LUKE: Well, as verbs they’re not interchangeable. You can thumb through a book, but you can’t finger through a book.

SARAH: It doesn't have the word "finger" after it. You've got the pinky finger, ring finger, middle finger, index finger, and then just a THUMB. It's suspicious. That's all I'm saying.

TERRI: What if our hands were all thumbs? Just five thumbs on each hand.

MATTHEW: Horrifying.

ELLIE: Why did you do this, Sarah?

SARAH: Guys, I'm sorry. Let's end this misery now and do a final poll here: Is a thumb considered a finger?

TERRI: YES.

ELAMIN: This is fucking stupid. It's one of your fingers. Get over it.

ANJALI: ...Yes?

BEN: NO... just to be different.

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