In the documentation, Simmons claims he first made the gesture popular during the band's Hotter Than Hell tour in 1974.
10-month-old boy fatally shot in father's arms in Houston
They remained at large Thursday morning. "You don't shoot at a man carrying his 10-month-old son", the police chief said. Police say the father ran up to the driver of a auto nearby and yelled for help. "He was yelling, 'Help me".
Additionally, the gesture is used so frequently that it might be considered "too generic" to be the sole trademark of Simmons. "So in the mind of consumers that go to rock performances, are they going to associate that symbol with Gene Simmons?".
And the gesture and its variations have different meanings in different cultures.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simmons filed the application on Friday.
Ronnie James Dio also had some opinions about the history of the gesture. "That's like saying I invented the wheel, I'm sure someone did that at some other point", Dio said. The gesture has been traced back as far as 1897 in Bram Stoker's classic "Dracula".
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Trump says Scalise "continues his very fearless fight", but adds: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time. He participated in practices to lend a hand for love of the game in general and the Congressional Baseball Game in particular.
What about Spiderman? How will he shoot webs out of his wrists?
Most of us have done it before - thrown up the "sign of the horns" while jamming to some killer rock music.
Gene Simmons needs to get his Alzheimer's checked. Read the full story-which includes a very amusing anecdote about Jay Z, the pro wrestling great Diamond Dallas Page, and the garish electro duo 3OH!3-here. There is some legal precedent for this; former pro wrestler Diamond Dallas Page sued rapper Jay-Z over the "diamond cutter" gesture in 2005, which Page claimed Jay-Z had stolen from him.
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The presenter pleaded with people to "keep this spirit" and focus their energies on other local charities who need the help. The Queen earlier said her "thoughts and prayers" are with families. "I kept calling and calling", she told Reuters .
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