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Hitting Your Funny Bone Isn't Funny

When you hit your funny bone, you can feel an electric shock (tingling/numbness) in the hand and forearm. You're really not hitting the funny bone alone, but you are hitting the funny bone and the ulnar nerve. That is why it feels funny when you hit the bone. If the trauma is severe, you may damage the nerve; the ulnar nerve is known to be sensitive. When you hit this nerve, you may hurt its feelings.
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