Hit Me with the Digits
Even the most upstanding of citizens can lose their temper. Heads of state, children's entertainers, and more unlikely offenders have been photographed flashing the rudest digit in public. Here are five fingers you wouldn't expect to see upraised.
publication date: Friday, October 4, 2013
clue: This singer is rumoured to have a fiery temper in private.
explanation: Adele scored hits with "Rumour Has It" and "Set Fire to the Rain." more…
publication date: Thursday, October 3, 2013
clue: This minister never taught children an unneighborly gesture.
explanation: Rogers hosted Mr. Roger's Neighborhood. more…
publication date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
clue: There was something sour in the analogy about her "tarting up" the CBS Evening News.
explanation: When Couric was hired as the first female solo anchor of a network newscast, an executive made controversy by accusing CBS of only hiring her to "tart up" the show. more…
publication date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
clue: The People's Princess had a distinctly ignoble way of expressing frustration with the royal family.
George W. Bush
publication date: Monday, September 30, 2013
clue: This president had a one-finger answer for critics of his invasion of Iraq and handling of Hurricane Katrina.