Thumbing Your Nose at Ameslan
I do know it is actually an insult, sort of the generic ‘screw you, buddy’ signal. I am not sure it has any deeper this means than that. Each and every culture is filled with small signals,
mystyk, I believe the “biting my thumb” might just confer with the thumb flicking the tooth. Thumbing the nose appears to have surfaced somewhere within the 1700s.
posted by forrest at two:fifty six PM on June one, 2005
I have taught sign language and know tons of “dirty” indications but I have practically never heard of that an individual.
Indication language could in fact be filled with regional idioms so it happens to be practical. It truly is also quite possible the person you could be talking to isn’t going to know very well what they may be referring to.
posted by aaronh at 3:forty seven PM on June 1, 2005
Is not going to the son in Mr Holland’s Opus do this to his father?
posted by leapingsheep at 5:eighteen PM on June one, www.extremefangrowth.com/buy-christian-louboutin-replica-shoes/ 2005
My previous in-laws are deaf and that i employed to work at a faculty to the deaf. I do know some indication language and that i know a number of deaf men and women. I have not ever noticed the nose-thumbing sign exactly like that but perhaps you now understand that large amounts of symptoms (regardless of whether a reputation sign or whichever) relating to the nose or being forced to do while using the nose are regarded as insults or making-fun of someone/something. I have found the indication where if you decide to switch the back again of your respective hand making sure that it truly is struggling with away from you therefore you rake all four of the fingers in opposition to the underside of your chin transferring away from you (off your chin) (this appears to be foolish to explain) — but meaning f*** you, I do think.
posted by frances1972 at five:forty seven PM on June one, 2005
The 4 finger brush could be a cultural point much too, largely about mediterranean (italy, http://www.extremefangrowth.com/christian-louboutin-replica-shoes/ greece), and yeh, it is “f**k you” or “f**k off” .
posted by oliyoung at 6:12 PM on June 1, 2005
I isn’t going to discount it, but I do not consider it’s the circumstance seeing that the signal for mother and copulate are rather dang straightforward to do in super quick collection. Also most things that are female are usually signed close to the mouth.