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Answered 2008-05-06 03:30:23

In medieval times convicted criminals would sometimes have their convictions marked on the palm side of their hand (on the fat part of the thumb) with a letter to designate their criminal history.

Therefore, when raising the right hand to be sworn, their criminal history would be there for everyone to see.

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