Meanwhile, one of many few repeated no-nos we heard would be to avoid pointing. It could look aggressive, off-putting and unwelcoming to numerous when you look at the crowd. “Audiences hate it,” Van Edwards claims. It is an adequate amount of a problem, in fact, that some politicians have developed substitute gestures to avoid it (see the “Clinton thumb” below). For many people, it is far better to find a descriptive or higher available gesture to stress a key problem.
This has been dubbed the “Clinton thumb”вЂ”when a politician makes a fist and rests his thumb together with it.