ASL sign names have to be given to you by a deaf person. Sign name is usually based on a person’s personality and have to follow ASL grammatical rules. And, ASL sign name isn’t like English name. Two person with English name ‘Jonathan’ don’t have the same sign name. So that’s why we deaf people cannot come up with a sign name on a spot for a stranger. We have to get to know them first, and getting a sign name is a huge deal- it’s like naming a baby hah.

Also, yep, Brits have different sign language than US. I couldn’t really understand a deaf brit signing.


This is a cool concept, explained using comics in a really cool way!

Super cool! I admit I didn’t know about this at all until now, but I’m happy to have learned about it through this awesome comic. 

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