- Lynch's voice was already coming over it when Malone thumbed it on. - "Out Like a Light", Gordon Randall Garrett.
- A large sound copy, but the first few leaves are soiled or rather thumbed. - "A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two", Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
- " I have returned your property," said he, and waited while the Ooley- cow thumbed a roll of yellow- backed bills. - "Fore!", Charles Emmett Van Loan.