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By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

Here’s What Your Thumb Reveals About Your Personality.

Of all the body parts that we regularly nourish and take care of, the thumb is probably one of the last on our minds -- second only to, say, the big toe or the earlobe. It's there, it's useful, and it's a huge part of our day, but our thumbs aren't exactly vital life organs, or even beauty symbols that we must maintain. However, don't dismiss your thumbs so easily -- there might be more to them then you think.

Below, we look a the two different types of thumbs and examine what, if anything, they say about your personality. The long and short of it is that your thumb either bends or it doesn't, and depending on what kind of thumb you have, you might be a certain kind of person.

Skeptical? We were too. But take a look at the thumb personality outlines below, and just see if yours fits. You might be surprised to see how accurate it is.

Thumbs: We've all got 'em.

But what most people don't know is that in addition to giving a killer thumbs up, our thumbs can determine our personality.

Thumbs: We've all got 'em.

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So which kind of thumb do you have?

Prepared to be educated on a topic you never knew you always wanted to know, because this is pretty thumb-believable.

So which kind of thumb do you have?

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First, let's talk about the overall structure of your hand.

The bones on top of your fingers are called the phalanges, then there's the metacarpals and the carpals. Clearly, your thumb is the shortest of the bunch.

First, let's talk about the overall structure of your hand.

Some people have a straight thumb when they give a thumbs up.

There's no bend to the bones at all, and the thumb doesn't even slightly retract backwards over the knuckle.

Some people have a straight thumb when they give a thumbs up.

This says something about your personality.

The straight thumb could mean that you're a more serious person than most. Though you don't show your excitability, it doesn't mean you're a downer.

This says something about your personality.

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