While sticks and stones may break your bones, words will never hurt you.
But what about middle fingers?
As we know, a one-finger salute to those we dislike during sporting events has been as popular as beer and hot dogs during a tailgate. Just ask Marshawn Lynch.
In honor of those lovely beings who aren't afraid to flip a little birdy every once in awhile, here are the best moments in sports where it's happened, by fans, players and, yes, even a potentially senile owner.
Instead of tweeting a harsh 140 characters to hate on someone, see the folks who have let their middle finger do the "tweet, tweet."