Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Mar 4 21:33:21 UTC 2008

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March 4, 2008

> On Mar 4, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Adam Frost wrote:
>> It would be under the 5 hand shape catagory because all of the  
>> fingers are "active" or in use.
>> Adam

On Mar 4, 2008, at 1:20 PM, petercdehaas wrote:
> Wondering if you can tell me where to find the hand shape for the  
> beginning of the sign 'information'?  It is the closed hands.
> Thanks for your help.
> Peter DeHaas

Hi Peter and Adam!

Thank you for this question. And thanks Adam...exactly correct...

We call the handshape that starts this sign for INFORMATION, the Angle  

As Adam says, the Angle Handshape is the last one under the 5 hand  
(see attached diagrams):

Val ;-)

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