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Three-year-old deaf student asked to stop signing his name

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by KYSportsWriter, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Because him signing his name apparently looks like a weapon, his school wants him to learn how to sign his name in a different way. The kid crosses his forefinger and index finger, and moves his hand up and down.

    He uses Signing Exact English, but the school district wants him to change how he signs his name. I think it's pretty damn stupid ...

  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    I think his parents need to tell the people running the school system to go fuck themselves.

    How do you sign that?
  3. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    The problem is that it's the same gesture that the crips use. I can see the school boards point.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Stupid is running rampant at the Grand Island Superintendant's office.
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    He should become a Texas Tech fan. He'll have their rally symbol down pat
  6. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    He's signing his name, not making a weapon.
  7. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    "My name is my name!"


    Too soon?
  8. turski7

    turski7 Member

    Not to mention, deaf people have been murdered by gang members who thought they were throwing up gang signs. Dumb bastards can't tell the difference between a gang sign and a deaf person using sign language.
  9. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Close enough.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Boom has a point, Grand Island is a noted Crips hotbed.
  11. MightyMouse

    MightyMouse Member

    I think he should change the sign for his name.

    It should now be an extended middle finger.
  12. mrbigles01

    mrbigles01 Member

    You have any proof for that. It sounds like the most unbelievable, get off my lawn, old white man nonsense I have heard since I shut off the RNC.
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