A barrage of "sorries" to a woman who then chose to give the finger
to the people who have all helped make her EeAu10 million richer.
Instead she decided to "give the finger
" to the assembled masses in a display of petty playground pique.
When people online were asked to give one word to describe drivers who give the finger
while driving, negative descriptions outnumbered positive descriptions 217 to 7.
There's a point to civility, of course, and I know this because I lived for many years in a land untouched by etiquette in any form--not New York, New York, as you may imagine, but Long Island, New York, where one is considered remiss for failing to give the finger
to any motorist one happens to pass.
"She used to walk down the street and give the finger
to people who looked at her the wrong way.