One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1with object To point a finger at (a person) in order to mock, accuse, or otherwise draw attention to him or her; (hence) to accuse, to blame.
2To point one's index finger, especially in order to draw attention to someone or something.
3To make an accusation or allegation about someone or something; to cast blame. Compare to point the finger (of scorn, derision, etc.).
Mid 16th century. From finger + point, probably partly after to point the finger.
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