Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: DONT-CARE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
136Higgins (1923) DONT-CAREDON'T CAREDON'T CARE: Tips of right "&" hand to forehead and then thrown to right with quick movement to palm outward.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=136&refid=higgins1923
174Long (1918) DONT-CAREDON'T CAREDON'T CARE: Place tips of "and" hand on forehead, bring away to one side and throw down with a jerk, opening the hands. V,92. Or, (2) Place the end of the forefinger on the end of the nose; bring it away partly to one side and thrown down toward the ground. Note: This is a rather objectionable slang sign but much used to designate lack of interest in, announcement that one will have nothing to do with, and to say that one does not want anything to do with.31hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=174&refid=long1918
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