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ASL: "anthropology"

There are various ways to sign this concept. 
On of the most common is to do a flipping movement of the hand.


Memory aid:  Quite often if you ask someone how to sign "anthropology" they will respond with the sign: I don't know. 

Which is funny since the sign "anthropology" sign looks a lot like the sign for "don't know." The difference is that the sign for "anthropologist" starts an inch or two away from the forehead, and then twists (in the air) and moves backward to touch the forehead.




To sign "Anthropologist" just an the "person" sign at the end of anthropology:


There is another popular method of signing anthropology and that is to hold the non-dominant index finger vertical and circle it with the STUDY sign.

I'll [insert picture here] when I get some time.

Hey, since you are on this page and have read this far it means you like the topic of "anthropology" so I'm going to share with you a really cool and funny "joke" sign version that you can use to impress folks with your wit and charm when attending anthropology conventions.  If you show it to your professor you'll most likely get an "A" in class.  If you show it to your boss you will probably get a raise. Definitely worth knowing:


This version is based on
Which gives us:  ANT+THROW+apOLOGY)

Also see: "don't-KNOW"
Also see: "STUDY"




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