spelling help

CWren at DOE.K12.GA.US CWren at DOE.K12.GA.US
Tue Aug 8 14:53:51 UTC 2006

I am trying to spell this sign...  Its in a reading program for Deaf kids 
called Fairview, if any of you are familiar with it...  They use it as a 
sign for "give out," meaning exhausted, too tired to do anything.  They 
have it glossed as "fall flat,"  and describe it as "legs on open palm, 
back"  Here is my rough attempt to write what I think they mean:

      Is it spelled reasonably correctly?  The V hand falls with a 
loop-di-loop, then smacks onto the open palm, then pulls back along the 

 We are trying to show how SW can be integrated with current teaching 
materials to make everyone's life easier. 

Another gloss they have for "Give out" is 'fall flat 2'-- "flat hand on 
open palm, back"  and one glossed as exhausted-- "hooked 8s to open 5s" I 
know what "closed fists to open 5s" is (another one on the same card), but 
I can't figure out the hooked 8s...  Do any of you know which signs these 
phrases might be referring to?

Thanks for all your help!

Cherie Wren
GSD Staff Interpreter
232 Perry Farm Rd
Cave Spring, GA 30124
706-766-0766 Cell

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