New Word: Blue Finger Shuffle

blue fin·ger shuf·fle
noun.

The act of a toddler grabbing her parent’s index finger as the two are walking, usually in a public place. The toddler’s grip constricts blood flow in the parent’s finger, turning the digit blue.

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blue fin·ger drag
noun.

The act of a toddler grabbing her parent’s index finger to lead the parent to a desired location or into a desired action, usually at home. The toddler’s grip constricts blood flow in the parent’s finger, turning the digit blue: the toddler resorted to a blue finger drag to bring her dad into the living room where she wanted to be chased in circles.

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