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American Sign Language: "bowling"
I know, I know, most people don't roll the ball using a "palm-down"
movement. That isn't the point.
The noun version of the sign is palm down, with a small double
BOWLING / bowl:
In a message dated 6/4/2005 10:58:49 PM Pacific Daylight Time, kputski@
I have seen a variation of the sign for
bowling where the left hand's fingers are placed on the right arm's
elbow joint while the swinging motion of bowling is simulated. Is
this a widely-accepted variation, or a regional one?
A regional one.
In general, signs become more simple over time. As such they will change
from using two hands to just using one hand.
In a message dated 6/6/2005 4:27:25 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
Thanks for the info. I think I'm finding, too, that signs
are depending on the age of the person signing, which makes
sense. I like the sign on your site for bowling a LOT
better...I'm all for anything made simpler. :D (And also for
anything that doesn't make me appear OLDER! Ha, ha).
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