Date: Mon, 28 Jul 1997 07:36:50 -0400

From: "Barry A. Popik" Bapopik[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: "The Hands"

"Well, Dandy Don, it looks like the fans are telling us that the Washington

Redskins are Number One!"

--Howard Cosell generously interpreting a hand gesture to Don Meredith

on Monday Night Football (1978), after a Washington Redskins touchdown; to

most viewers--including this one--the fans who were raising their middle

fingers appeared to be saying "FUCK YOU, HOWARD!! FUCK YOU!!"