• 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)
  • opposite
  • 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)
  • The players insert their thumbs in opposite sides and proceed with the thumb war. (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)
  • Radial
  • The largest artery is the radial artery that travels across the front of the wrist, closest to the thumb. (sooperarticles.com)
  • Syndromes include: Holt-Oram syndrome Aase syndrome Blackfan-Diamond syndrome Townes-Brocks syndrome Malformations include: Radial polydactyly Syndactyly Claw-like hand or foot There are multiple classifications for the triphalangeal thumb. (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 "ésta 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)
  • climb
  • He made two attempts to climb Joske's Thumb, the first of which ended before reaching the base of the mountain, due to heavy undergrowth. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his autobiography, Sir Hillary wrote about his second attempt to climb Joske's Thumb while stationed in Suva: "We had come up the wrong side - underneath the ball of The Thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Devils Thumb is a very challenging climb even for advanced mountain climbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • stable
  • It requires you to hold your thumb stable with your other hand and attempt to bend just the upper part of the thumb. (healthline.com)
  • Table 1: Classifications of Wood and Buck-Gramcko The goals of surgical treatment are: reducing length of the thumb, creating a good functioning, a stable and non deviated joint and improving the position of the thumb if necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • wrist
  • It uses the dorsal tubercle on the lower extremity of the radius as a fulcrum to extend the thumb and also dorsiflexes and abducts the hand at the wrist. (wikipedia.org)
  • It can affect the basal joint, which is the joint near the wrist and the fleshy part of the thumb. (healthline.com)
  • digits
  • The extra phalangeal bone can vary in size from that of a small pebble to a size comparable to the phalanges in non-thumb digits. (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)
  • people
  • In people with thumb arthritis, the cushion-like cartilage inside the joint breaks down over time. (healthline.com)
  • They then drive around town to interview people about the Blair Thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some self-defence experts have advised removing thumb breaks, except for people employed in enforcement (who are at greater risk of encountering someone who may try to grab their weapon). (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)
  • 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)
  • However, an extra advantage of the surgery is the improvement in appearance of the thumb. (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)
  • include
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • often
  • Symptoms of thumb arthritis can become crippling, partly because the thumb is needed so often each day. (healthline.com)
  • 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)
  • The object of the game is to pin the opponent's thumb, often to a count of three. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Osteoarthritis in the thumb is the most common form of arthritis that affects the hands. (healthline.com)
  • It's reported that thumb twiddling is common in individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). (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)
  • joints
  • If you have arthritis in other joints like your knees, hips, or elbows, it may make thumb arthritis more likely. (healthline.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • person
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The thumb break helps to prevent an unauthorized person from drawing a pistol or knife from another person's body. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tom Thumb may have been a real person born around 1519, as there is a grave purporting to be his. (wikipedia.org)
  • good
  • But she certainly was a good sleeper as a baby (and still to this day) and I think the thumb helped. (dailystrength.org)
  • The appreciative Chinese would say "挺好的" ("ting hao de"), meaning "very good," and gesture with a thumbs up, which in Chinese means "you're number one. (wikipedia.org)
  • Author
  • Author and humorist Paul Davidson claims that his grandfather Bernard Davidson invented the thumb war in the 1940s. (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)
  • position
  • Wearing this splint can help decrease pain, encourage the correct position for your thumb, and rest the joint. (healthline.com)
  • function
  • Hereby improving function of the hand and thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • In general the surgical treatment is done for improvement of the thumb function. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the past, surgical treatment of the triphalangeal thumb was not indicated, but now it is generally agreed that operative treatment improves function and appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main obstacle for the untreated patients might not be the diminished function, but the appearance of the triphalangeal thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • joint
  • This joint normally allows you to pinch, pivot, and swivel your thumb for hundreds of tasks every day. (healthline.com)
  • Corticosteroid injections to the thumb joint may help relieve swelling and pain. (healthline.com)
  • 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)
  • near
  • Devils Thumb, or Taalkhunaxhkʼu Shaa in Tlingit, is a mountain in the Stikine Icecap region of the Alaska-British Columbia border, near Petersburg. (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)
  • book
  • 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)
  • Krakauer also chronicles his solo ascent of Devils Thumb in chapters 14 and 15 of his book Into the Wild. (wikipedia.org)
  • front
  • 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)
  • 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)