Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
228Higgins (1923) POSTPONEDELAYDELAY: Thumb and index tips joined fingers pointing outward, right palm leftward and left palm rightward, both hands moved forward in little jerks to denote putting off. (Put off) (Postpone) (Procrastinate).43hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=228&refid=higgins1923
257Long (1918) POSTPONEPOSTPONE, PUT OFF, PROCRASTINATEPOSTPONE, PUT OFF, PROCRASTINATE, etc.: Hold out extended "O" hand in front from side; lift slightly, push forward and bring down; repeat the motion several times. This sign may be made with both hands at the same time. VII,138.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=257&refid=long1918
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