This blog just writes itself.
I just love it when scientists have far too much time on their hands:
Scientists have known that different levels of the hormones testosterone and estrogen in the womb account for the different finger lengths, which are a reflection of areas of the brain that are more highly developed than others, said psychologist Mark Brosnan of the University of Bath, who led the study.For more, go here.
Parents, I think what they're saying is, next time your teen gives you the finger, go and measure it.
And as for that stuff people say about the crooked pinkie denoting an aptitude for literature or whatnot, I guess it's not a crock after all. Which must mean that the line in the middle of your palm...if it's really long, you will make lots of shekels! According to a study done in Haifa by the Israeli Academy of Neurononsense.
Off to get the stats on Crabtot's stubby digits...