Why Do Men Have Long Nails

Have you ever wondered why men have one little fingernail always longer than the rest of the fingernails? Well we're here to just reveal about that!

There are many doubts that we often get as to why men prefer to have a single long nail. It is often seen on the thumb finger or on the little finger. The length of this nail is a little longer than the usual ones.

Find out the reason as to why men prefer growing a longer little fingernail. There have been certain myths and beliefs that people have been following; and this is a sheer example of these kind of myths.

We're sure you would be amazed on the concepts of people and their thinking on growing long fingernails.

Reason #1

Few years back in China, long fingernails were recognised as a sign of a rich man who doesn't perform any manual task. So, one could judge a person by looking at his fingernails!

Reason #2

Do you know that some people use their long nails for general scratching and ear cleansing? Ewww!! Well, they do and guess it works well for many! As disgusting as it sounds, this is a fact!

Reason #3

It is used as a guitar pick! Oh, damn.. People who do have crushes on guitarist need to watch out, as this is not something really cool!



Reason #4

It is considered as an organic tool to scoop up and snort cocaine with. Hence, many drug addicts have a longer little fingernail, as it helps them in snorting the drug well!

Reason #5

It's considered to be a sign of wealth and elegance for a man to have at least one long fingernail. That is why, men tend to grow them even now!

If you know of any more reasons as to why men grow long nails, then do let us know in the comment section below!


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Story first published: Monday, October 3, 2016, 23:11 [IST]
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