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American Sign Language: "silly"


The sign for "silly" wiggles a "Y" hand in front of your face. The movement is a double twist. Sort of like the "hang loose" gesture or the sign for YELLOW (but done in front of the face).
 

SILLY:


Memory Aid: "Homer Simpson has a silly yellow face."
 


 



You can modify the sign "SILLY" to mean, "that's ridiculous" or "he is a fool." The modified version uses a single large sweeping motion with a bit of a twist in the wrist.

SILLY / foolish / ridiculous:

 



Sample sentence: YOU THINK HE/SHE TEACHER SILLY? (Do you think the teacher is silly?)


 


Also see: DUMB


Also see: STUPID



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