Hand Feeding the Bird – The overall and initial idea, concept of this T-shirt Hand Feeding the Bird, was a newer updated version of a fist bump, a high five, knuckles — just showing support in a fun manner. When anything is done in a positive way, for any reason, sports laughter, humor it doesn’t matter. Just trying to start a new trend for the fun of all things.
The fist bump, high-fives have been around for many years. Chest bumping and jumping became a new fad for a while in football and basketball. Well, I created Feed the Bird” quite a while ago. I was in Portland Oregon visiting family and it just sort of happened. I was a little (drunk) at the time, okay, maybe a lot drunk. LMAO! I just wanted to do something different. It puts a smile on kids faces, it makes people laugh, because it’s silly, it’s innocuous and it’s a fun. A different way to just say good job, provide a positive approval and vibes. After conceiving the idea, I decide to make the T-shirt. It’s been a blast and great fun.
Trust me, try it–just once. You will see the funny reactions and laughter it will provide. It’s a high five without being one. This unique gesture can be traced to the late 1990’s when out partying with one of my brothers and a couple of his mates. – It’s a form of friendly congratulations.
The “fist bump” or “pound” in European history can be traced to boxers instructed to touch gloves at the start of a contest.
“Words of Wisdom” from the Toad