Entymology rule of thumb

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Whats the origin of the phrase rule of thumb? The rule of thumb has been said to derive from the belief that english law allowed a man to beat his wife with a stick so long as it is was no thicker than his thumb. In english, rule of thumb refers to an approximate method for doing something, based on practical experience rather than theory. Its earliest (1685) appearance in print comes from a posthumously published collection of sermons by scottish preacher james durham many profest christians are like to foolish builders, who build by guess, and by rule of thumb (as we use to speak), and not by square and rule. Phrase rule of thumb attested by 1680s (the thumb as a rough measure of an inch is attested from c. To be under (someones) thumb be totally controlled by that person is recorded from 1580s.   rule of thumb (plural rules of thumb) a general guideline , rather than a strict rule an approximate measure or means of reckoning based on experience or common knowledge. The usual rule of thumb says that to calculate when an investment will double, divide 70 by the interest rate. The rule of thumb has been said to derive from the belief that english law allowed a man to beat his wife with a stick so long as it is was no thicker than his thumb. In 1782, judge sir francis buller is reported as having made this legal ruling and in the following year james gillray published a satirical cartoon attacking buller and caricaturing him as judge thumb. Instead theyd measure things by, for example, the length of their thumb they measured, not by a rule(r) of wood, but by rule of thumb. Origin(s) of rule of thumb queries about the phrase rule of thumb have appeared repeatedly on wmst-l. What follows are some of the responses people have sent to the list over the years. They have been put together in this file to make it easy to find this information without sending yet more queries (and responses) to wmst-l. For more than 300 years rule of thumb has meant what most people think it means any rough-and-ready method of estimating. Its believed to have originated with woodworkers, who made measurements with their thumbs. For more than 20 years, however, some feminists have maintained that rule of thumb has the darker meaning alluded to above. The river barrow rises in the slieve bloom mountains in county laoise and flows north and then east through the bog of allen to portarlington. At monasterevin it turns south and makes its way through the rich pastureland of counties kildare , carlow and kilkenny. Rule of law supremacy of impartial and well-defined laws to any individuals power is from 1883. Meaning strip used for making straight lines or measuring is recorded from mid-14c. , one of the twelve divisions of the ancient hebrews, from old french tribu or directly from latin tribus one of the three politicalethnic divisions of the original roman state (tites, ramnes, and luceres, corresponding, perhaps, to the latins, sabines, and etruscans), later, one of the 30 political divisions instituted by servius tullius (increased to 35 in 241 b.).

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