RUBBER / PLASTIC
Hold an "x" hand near your upper right cheek (if you are right
handed. Lefties do it on the left.)
Move the hand forward and
down. The "X" brushes alongside the cheek as you move it forward and
down. Repeat the movement.
This sign is not the same as
"condom." The sign "CONDOM" is done by holding up the
non-dominant index finger
as if representing an ...um...a banana. And then sliding the
"hook" of your dominant "X" hand down the length
of the banana.
Well, actually some folks do use the sign RUBBER to mean either the
material or the prophylactic. So, if you are about to get romantic, don't go
getting into an argument about the "right" use of the RUBBER sign -- it
would ruin the mood.
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