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Vol. 13, No. 5, Sept/Oct 2007
The Meaning of the Finger issue

The features marked with a star (*) are based entirely on material taken straight from standard research (and other Official and Therefore Always Correct) literature. Many of the other articles are genuine, too, but we don't know which ones.

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Special Section: The Meaning of the Finger

Improbable Research

Improbable Research Reviews*

News & Notes

On the front cover: Highlight from Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling painting, with extra fingers and extra meaning added. Painting:Michelangelo and Milo Sacramento.

On the back cover: Guides for measuring the length and width of a middle finger. From the US government document “Physical Characteristics of Children As Related to Death and Injury for Consumer Product Design and Use,” UM-HSRI-BI-75-5 Final Report Contract FDA-72-70 May 1975.

Cover design by Peaco Todd.

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