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finger quotes

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And because of the ever-shifting sands and nature of the motion-picture business, I will just say that hopefully, at some point, it will be morphing into what is known in the business as a [Aykroyd gestured finger quotes according to Esquire] 'production number XP39789.'"
It's possible--albeit unlikely--that the speaker signaled his meaning via the use of "finger parentheses." This gesture and term are not yet as ubiquitous as "finger quotes." But an Internet search reveals that a few other people have thought of the idea.
FINDUS FISH FINGER QUOTES OF THE YEAR: "I know I screwed up today but it's not the end of the world.