Video: https://youtu.be/kd_w7ndjRpw This is for Deaf Awareness Month, but it’s also the start of a new series! Welcome to my new series, Regional Signs. Yes, there is such a thing. People think that ASL is exactly the same everywhere. Well. Let me tell you right now, it’s not. Yeah, it’s true, there’s a lot more standardized signs.Continue reading “Birthday, Strawberry, Garbage, Hospital, Pretend | Regional Signs”
Video: https://youtu.be/J5TFvlWeBjw So… I’m finally getting around to Deaf Awareness Month videos. Oops! Hello and welcome to a crash course in sign names. This is an ASL Ponderings slash Deaf Awareness Month video. I’m going to start with the basics: what is a sign name? In the signing community, sign names are a way to identify whoContinue reading “Sign Names | ASL Ponderings + Deaf Awareness Month”
Video: https://youtu.be/gvTSIyNVZis Guess I’m kind of doing once a week now? *groans* I want to try to post more than that, but I just haven’t been feeling it lately. Hello and welcome. It’s been a while since my last ASL Ponderings. So here’s a new one! Today, I want to talk about tattoos. The idea for thisContinue reading “Tattoos | ASL Ponderings”
I discuss how suffixes affect how ASL signs are done.
Video: https://youtu.be/DoJe-4c7WmE New ASL ponderings! Hello and welcome. Today I want to talk about something that sometimes is confusing to ASL students. As you saw from the title, I want to talk about signs relating to geography. I sometimes will see people think that you need to sign it as the other person would seeContinue reading “Geographical Representation | ASL Ponderings”
Video: https://youtu.be/A0fjkne_UxE Hello and welcome! Today I want to talk about something I noticed while I was doing captions on my videos. When I saw it, I thought, “Hey that might be good for putting in ASL Ponderings.” So here you go! I noticed this specifically when I was doing captions on my book videos.Continue reading “Taking on Roles | ASL Ponderings”
Video: https://youtu.be/DirMyjDOIHU I’m going to try to do this with minimal editing, because I’m on a time crunch and I don’t want to take 500 years doing this post/video. So. Hello and welcome! Today’s another ASL Ponderings. What I want to talk about today is representation of a community. Now, if you don’t know, lately, there’sContinue reading “Symbols of Representation | ASL Ponderings”
A new ASL Ponderings is here! Also, this is my 200th video! No full blog post, all about the signs.
New video of queer signs! (We badly need to develop more queer signs!) There won’t be a blog post since this is all about the signs.