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What is a Felon's Claw?

Question #146903. Asked by serpa.
Last updated Jul 15 2019.
Originally posted Jul 14 2019 12:46 AM.

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A felon's claw is a feature in graphology, the study of handwriting. The tails of small letters like p,q,f,g and y which go below the base line are thought by some to reveal aspects of a person's basest feelings, what psychoanalysts call the id.

If the tail of a g or y, instead of continuing in a smooth curve, stops and arches backwards, it is said to indicate a rebellious phase in a young person.If it continues into adulthood, this is said to be a common trait of criminals.The following Youtube video describes this, and also the related Madonna syndrome:

Jul 14 2019, 10:38 PM
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If you are in a rush, you might like to jump to the 4:15 mark in the video.

Jul 15 2019, 7:06 AM
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