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The New Fisting Emoji Is More Than Just 'Pinched Fingers'

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Her given name is " pinched fingers." Sure, OK.

The emoji is probably supposed to represent the " ma che vuoi," aka the Italian hand gesture for "What do you mean?" or "What do you want?" That's just great-I love culture! But here in the United States, "pinched fingers" translates to "fisting"-or, as the Italians might say, "fistuccine."

It's kind of refreshing, you know? How literal it is? Usually, there's a bit more creative effort involved in turning an innocent-on-its-face emoji into something totally filthy, e.g., the eggplant means dick, the peach means ass, and the empty airline seat means "I'm dead inside" (at least to me). The fisting emoji just is what it is: a hand prepped and ready to slide on in and make itself at home! Sexually!

All we need now is a Crisco emoji. Get on it, Unicode!

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