Famini, Elaine T. Speech and Oral Communication BSA 2-2
Title: Five things that your fingers say about you
Approximate Time: 5-7 minutes
Purpose: To inform the audience about what their finger length tells about them. Theme: How to know more about yourself using your ring and index finger. Thesis Statement: Finger length cannot be an indicator of what or who you really are because it just informs us more about ourselves through our fingers length. Introduction:
Hello there! Guys, did you know that your index finger is the best one to lose? Although it seems you need this finger more than any other, hand surgeons say that this is the best one to lose if you had a choice given by terrorists. But wait! Don’t lose it yet! Listen to me first and look at your fingers. Did you know that the length of your fingers can indicate how healthy you are, your sporting ability and even your sexuality? Body:
It is thought that prenatal androgens affect the genes responsible for the development of fingers, toes and the reproductive system. High levels of androgens, such as testosterone increase the length of the fourth finger in comparison to the second finger. It is also important in the development of masculine characteristics such as aggression and strength. Evidence is growing that the length of your fingers can tell you a lot about yourself. So here are the five things your fingers say about you. Your sexuality. The most obvious thing the length of your finger tells you is your sexuality. Scientist from the University of California taught that higher levels of androgen in the womb influence both finger length and sexual orientation. According to the study, men's ring fingers are normally longer than their index fingers, while in women, ring fingers are normally shorter or tend to be the same length as their index fingers. A study also showed that lesbian women also...
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