Which finger nail grows the quickest?

  • Index correct

    In mammals, the growth rate of nails is related to the length of the terminal phalanges (outermost finger bones). Thus, in humans, the nail of the index finger grows faster than that of the little finger; and fingernails grow up to four times faster than toenails.

  • Middle
  • Thumb
  • Pinky
  • ON A DAY
    LIKE TODAY
    09/19
  • Fact of the day

    Knitting was initially a male-only occupation.
  • This day in 2001

    U.S. President George W. Bush declares a "war on terror".
  • FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

    • Jimmy Fallon

      43 years old | New York City, New York
    • Jeremy Irons

      69 years old | Cowes, England
    • William Golding

      Newquay, England
    • Twiggy

      68 years old | London, England