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When Roman gladiators received the thumbs down signal, it meant that a he was to live. It signified that the guards were to put their swords into the ground.
Although I do not remember the name of the program, it was on the History Channel hosted by Peter Weller and he explained that thumbs down has been misinterpreted by Hollywood.
by interested_me August 31, 2007

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