• Devil's Thumb
  • Prior to Paul Joske's arrival in Fiji, the mountain was known as "Rama" and Devil's Thumb, because "the locals say looks like a man trying to claw his way out of hell. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Paul Joske committed suicide after allegations of incest, his descendants changed their names to Brewster, Joske's wife's maiden name, but the Devil's Thumb was commemorated with Joske's name, due to his demise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Green Thumb
  • Green Thumb is a young-adult novel by Rob Thomas, creator of the television series Veronica Mars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews both gave Green Thumb favorable reviews, with Publishers Weekly writing "While this book is aimed at a slightly younger audience than Thomas's previous YA titles, Grady's knowing, flip tone will appeal to Thomas's older teen fans. (wikipedia.org)
  • numb
  • When you have a numb thumb, it is ever so important to get the right diagnosis for this symptom. (sooperarticles.com)
  • It make take a visit to more than one medical doctor to find the actual cause of a numb thumb, and four specific means of testing to find the correct diagnosis. (sooperarticles.com)
  • It really got bad after pouring a bottle of wine, where my thumb went weak, numb and tingled and i almost dropped the bottle. (medhelp.org)
  • habit
  • Even when the habit lingers past infancy, thumb-sucking is rarely something to be concerned about. (webmd.com)
  • I know that thumb sucking is a harder habit to break, thats why I like my daughter to use her pacifier, I can at least throw that away when the time comes. (dailystrength.org)
  • For some individuals, thumb twiddling is a result in being anxious or nervous, having anxiety, or simply doing it out of habit. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1983
  • In 1983, 30 years after his successful Everest expedition, he reached the summit of Joske's Thumb along with several members of the Fiji Rucksack Club. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Originally known in a video gaming context as "Leather Thumb", this condition was known to occur frequently among users of 2nd generation video game consoles such as the Intellivision or the Atari 2600 in the late 1970s and early 1980s. (wikipedia.org)
  • suck
  • Some babies have a stronger need to suck than others, My son, never used a pacifier or had a concern with sucking his thumb. (dailystrength.org)
  • Let her suck her thumb for awhile, most babies give it up when they no longer feel the need. (dailystrength.org)
  • her pediatric dentist told her to let her daughter suck her thumb because even if her daughter needs braces later, it will be cheaper and less traumatic than the years of therapy she would require if she were forced to stop. (dailystrength.org)
  • 1998
  • Nintendo Thumb' Points to RSI" at Wired News, 3 December 1998. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thumb toured in America where they played in front of nearly 180,000 during the 1998 Vans Warped Tour alongside the Deftones, Bad Religion, NOFX and others at thirteen shows in three weeks. (wikipedia.org)
  • English
  • Hello, How does English describe a man who is completely under his wife s thumb? (usingenglish.com)
  • The Medical Latin English noun for thumb is pollex (compare hallux for big toe), and the corresponding adjective for thumb is pollical. (wikipedia.org)
  • In South America, the starting song is "├ęsta es la pulseada china" ("this is the Chinese arm wrestling"), with the same thumb dance as in English. (wikipedia.org)
  • These gestures have become metaphors in English: "The audience gave the movie the thumbs-up" means that the audience approved of the movie, regardless of whether the gesture was actually made. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been suggested that 'thumbs up' was a signal from English archers preparing for battle that all is well with their bow and they are ready to fight. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Oxford English Dictionary cites the earliest written instance of "thumbs-up" (with a positive meaning) as being from Over the Top, a 1917 book written by Arthur Guy Empey. (wikipedia.org)
  • The thumbs up signal has a generally positive connotation in English-speaking countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tom Thumb is a character of English folklore. (wikipedia.org)
  • The History of Tom Thumb was published in 1621, and was the first fairy tale printed in English. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tale of Tom Thumb is the first recorded English fairy tale. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1730, English dramatist Henry Fielding used Tom Thumb as the central figure of a play by that name, which he rewrote in 1731 as the farce The Tragedy of Tragedies, or the History of Tom Thumb the Great. (wikipedia.org)
  • opposition
  • In humans, opposition and apposition are two movements unique to the thumb, but these words are not synonyms: Primatologists and hand research pioneers John and Prudence Napier defined opposition as: "A movement by which the pulp surface of the thumb is placed squarely in contact with - or diametrically opposite to - the terminal pads of one or all of the remaining digits. (wikipedia.org)
  • For this true, pulp-to-pulp opposition to be possible, the thumb must rotate about its long axis (at the carpometacarpal joint). (wikipedia.org)
  • bones
  • tension from these muscular guy-wires must be provided in all directions to maintain stability in the articulated column formed by the bones of the thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Attempts
  • Attempts to steer a child away from thumb-sucking can backfire if they are not tempered with support and guidance. (webmd.com)
  • Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountaineer made famous for being the first climber (with his Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay) confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest in Nepal, was defeated in his first attempts to reach the peak of Fiji's Joske's Thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search
  • Once they are at Hangnail Rock, Stressy tells the next part of the Legend of the Blair Thumb: "The search party went into the woods, in search of the five lost victims. (wikipedia.org)
  • side
  • Other sources note that Naikorokoro Road, the road toward Joske's Thumb, intersects on the north side of Queens Road, 0.8 kilometres (0.50 miles) west of the Lami Bay Hotel outside Lami. (wikipedia.org)
  • Along with the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, Joske's Thumb is featured on the reverse side of the 2007 and 2012 series of Fiji's ten dollar bill. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using the nail side of the power of the Thumb, the Evil Thumbpire has taken a stronghold in the Sacul region of the Egroeg sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the Thumbellion can destroy the big dangerous weapon thing, they will live and the good side of the thumb will reign. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The thumb break is made of the same material as the holster or sheath (i.e., leather or nylon), and may either be permanently attached or removable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Great
  • I just read this post the other day and thought it would be great if my baby found her thumb. (dailystrength.org)
  • It was later expanded into a single piece titled The Tragedy of Tragedies, or the History of Tom Thumb the Great. (wikipedia.org)
  • book
  • Final notes from the book Rules of Thumb . (artima.com)
  • The 826 Valencia Foundation holds an annual thumb-wrestling competition, which has been won three times by San Francisco Chronicle book editor Oscar Villalon. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Official Book of Thumb Wrestling. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1977, author Jon Krakauer climbed the East Ridge of the Devils Thumb, a feat described in detail in his book Eiger Dreams, Ventures Among Men and Mountains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Krakauer also chronicles his solo ascent of Devils Thumb in chapters 14 and 15 of his book Into the Wild. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Koerner lost his left thumb two years ago while using a wood splitter. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • I've had both thumb weakness that comes and goes for a few years. (medhelp.org)
  • As children move past toddlerhood and into the preschool years, the thumb-sucking crowd begins to dwindle. (webmd.com)
  • Thumb toured as support with Bad Religion, Dog Eat Dog, Henry Rollins and Foo Fighters in Germany over the next two years. (wikipedia.org)
  • definitions
  • While virtually all definitions of The Thumb include Huron, Tuscola, and Sanilac counties, most common definitions are extended to include Lapeer and St. Clair counties as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • Among the species that live near Joske's Thumb are many birds that are endemic to Fiji, including the masked shining parrot, the giant forest honeyeater, and the pink-billed parrotfinch, although parrotfinch sightings have declined significantly since the area was logged in the early 1980s. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most famous feature on the Devils Thumb among climbers is its Northwest Face, rising 6,700 ft (2,042 m) from the Witches Cauldron at its base to the summit, at an average angle of 67 degrees. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Nintendo thumb, also known as gamer's grip, Nintendonitis and similar names, is a video game-related health problem classified as a form of repetitive strain injury (RSI). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Today, the mountain and the area around Joske's Thumb are known as a habitat for many species of birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thumb Lake, also known as Lake Louise by the "Lake Louise Camp" community, is a kettle lake located in Hudson Township, Charlevoix County, Michigan. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • When my baby found her thumb I did cartwheels! (dailystrength.org)
  • Many different types of industries can be found in the thumb, mostly located in the southern portion of the region near the larger metropolitan areas of Detroit and Flint. (wikipedia.org)
  • Author
  • Author and humorist Paul Davidson claims that his grandfather Bernard Davidson invented the thumb war in the 1940s. (wikipedia.org)
  • particular
  • Similar problems have also been observed with the use of mobile phones, and text messaging in particular (see Blackberry thumb). (wikipedia.org)
  • A thumb index, also called a cut-in index or an index notch, is a round cut-out in the pages of dictionaries, encyclopedias, Bibles and other large religious books, and various sectioned, often alphabetic, reference works, used to locate entries starting at a particular letter or section. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • However, there are some circumstances, as a motorbike ride, jogging, horseback riding etc., where you need a thumb break for a gun to stay safely in. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • It's reported that thumb twiddling is common in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Tom is no bigger than his father's thumb, and his adventures include being swallowed by a cow, tangling with giants, and becoming a favourite of King Arthur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other peaks in the area include the Witches Tits and Cat's Ears Spires (part of the western ridge of the Devils Thumb massif itself), and Mount Burkett and Burkett Needle, a pair of spires about 8 mi (13 km) to the northeast. (wikipedia.org)
  • base
  • It finally attaches onto the base of the distal phalanx of the thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Passing through the third tendon compartment, it is inserted onto the base of the distal phalanx of the thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • The group travels to the Thumbellion base to regroup for the final attack on the Thumb Star. (wikipedia.org)
  • fine
  • Empey was an American who served in the British armed forces during World War I. He wrote: "Thumbs up, Tommy's expression which means 'everything is fine with me. (wikipedia.org)
  • palm
  • When a person is standing in the medical anatomical position (where the palm is facing to the front), the thumb is the outermost digit. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is when you duck your thumb down into your palm. (wikipedia.org)
  • think
  • If a child who is older than 5 or 6 is still sucking his thumb and having difficulty stopping, parents ought to think about what they can do to help him," Hack says. (webmd.com)
  • I think if kids are approaching 1 & are sucking their thumb regularly, then it may be time to do something, but right now I wouldn't worry about it. (dailystrength.org)
  • But she certainly was a good sleeper as a baby (and still to this day) and I think the thumb helped. (dailystrength.org)
  • The next person they interviews is a local fisherman that says part of the Legend of the Blair Thumb: "There are these twins, the Briarly twins, I think they're twins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Michigan
  • The Thumb is a region and a peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan, so named because the Lower Peninsula is shaped like a mitten. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Thumb area is generally considered to be in the Central Michigan region, located east of the Tri-Cities, and north of Metro Detroit. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Most thumb suckers stop on their own time so I really wouldn't stress too much about it. (dailystrength.org)
  • While it is an expression of at least a moderate amount of manual dexterity, thumb twiddling is frequently used as an example of a useless, time-wasting activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The game is typically initiated with both the players uttering the rhyme "One, two, three, four, I declare a thumb war", passing their thumbs over each other in time with this rhyme. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over time, the mere sight of an upraised thumb came to symbolize harmony and kind feelings. (wikipedia.org)
  • device
  • A thumb break or retaining strap is a safety device installed on many holsters and sheaths to prevent a weapon from being unintentionally drawn. (wikipedia.org)
  • Modern form-fitting holsters and sheaths have greatly reduced the necessity of a thumb break retaining device. (wikipedia.org)
  • real
  • Tom Thumb may have been a real person born around 1519, as there is a grave purporting to be his. (wikipedia.org)
  • start
  • A child who is still thumb-sucking by age 5, when permanent teeth start coming in, may develop an abnormal bite. (webmd.com)
  • hold
  • On modern US carriers, certain deck crew hold a thumb up to signal to the pilot and control tower that their station is OK for take-off. (wikipedia.org)
  • power
  • Detroit Edison is the operator of four power plants in the Thumb area: St. Clair and Belle River Power Plants in East China Township, Harbor Beach Powerplant, and Greenwood Energy Center in Greenwood Township. (wikipedia.org)
  • When Loke proudly proclaims that he will use the Power of the Thumb to hit the destruct button, Oobedoob's voice is heard saying to use the ship's targeting system, as "that's what it's there for. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • Devils Thumb is part of a group of striking, difficult rock peaks on the western edge of the Stikine Icecap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Figure
  • Then cut a slit in the washer so it can be threaded onto the syringe thumb end (Figure 9). (unc.edu)