POLL: Do you know why the wedding ring is worn on the 4th finger?

The thumb= parents Index=siblings Middle=yourself Ring=life partner Little=your children First, open your palms, face to face, bend the middle fingers and hold them together, back to back. Second, open and hold the remaining three fingers and the thumb, tip to tip. Now, try to separate your thumbs... show more The thumb= parents

Index=siblings

Middle=yourself

Ring=life partner

Little=your children
First, open your palms, face to face, bend the middle fingers and hold them together, back to back.

Second, open and hold the remaining three fingers and the thumb, tip to tip.
Now, try to separate your thumbs (=parents). They will open,parents are not destined to live with you lifelong,They leave you sooner or later.Please join your thumbs as before and separate your index fingers (representing siblings). They will also open,brothers and sisters will have their own,families,their own separate lives.
Now, join the index fingers and separate your little fingers (representing your children). They will open, too, children get married and on their own someday.
Finally, join your little fingers, and try to separate your ring fingers (representing your spouse). You will be surprised to see that you just CANNOT separate them because husband and wife are to remain together.
Update: The Question is Do you know why the ring finger is called the wedding ring finger?
Update 2: When done correctly it is impossible to separate the two ring fingers. hold out your hands , palm to palm, now touch all finger tips together, now slide the middle finger of your right hand under the middle finger on your left hand while keeping the other four finger tips touching, now only try to separate the... show more When done correctly it is impossible to separate the two ring fingers.

hold out your hands , palm to palm, now touch all finger tips together, now slide the middle finger of your right hand under the middle finger on your left hand while keeping the other four finger tips touching, now only try to separate the thumbs, ok, now the little fingers, now the index fingers, NOW try to separate the ring fingers...
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