Make two quick downward and forward movements as if you were slicing a potato to make chips. Another way to help is to buy Dr. Want to help support ASL University? Monica, Thanks for mentioning that. When in doubt whether a sign is offensive or not — ask a Deaf person.
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Just look for the credit card logos and click continue. It is based on concept of the right hand thumb representing a knife or peeler and the left hand representing a potato. Monica, Aal for mentioning that.
Just thought I would let you know, I was looking at the sign you said is a home-sign for chips, however that is how my daughter cjipset it down here in Florida.
But instead of using an “S” hand fist for the base hand, she was using an index finger for the base hand and using the “C” hand as the moving, dominant hand.
Maybe it will catch on? The thumb scrapes along the back of the “palm-down” left fist. Make two quick downward and forward movements as if you were slicing a potato to make chips.
ASL – Marquis C Specifications
When in doubt whether a sign is offensive or not — ask a Deaf person. Back then, when I first posted it I figured it would be unlikely to see chupset sign done outside my home.
Bill’s new iPhone “Fingerspelling Practice” app is now available! Maybe it has already started to catch on??
ASL – Marquis M Specifications
I’ll stick with the “S” and “C” variation for cchipset, but it is interesting to see how quickly language can evolve. I think you are right. Thanks for all of your help!! When I was younger I used to think that the “CHIPS” sign above was just a made up sign we used around the Vicars house, otherwise known as a “home-sign.
It is fairly common for Deaf households to come up with “home signs” to refer to things that may not have commonly recognized signs outside of the home.
I posted, “Who knows? The use of this sign has spread far and wide.
I originally posted the variation of the sign for CHIPS here with an explanation that it was a “home-sign” so that people could appreciate the fact that this language came into being as a direct result of people adapting to their circumstances. Want to help support ASL University?
Want even more ASL resources? I saw it the other day being used by a graduate of the California School for the Deaf, Fremont. Pacific Daylight Time, mtew writes: Pacific Daylight Time, Dr. Another way to help is to buy Dr. You don’t need a PayPal account.