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American Sign Language: "hotdog"

The sign for "hotdog" is made by forming both hands into the letter "C." While moving your hands out to the side, change the handshapes to the letter "S" back to a "C" and to an "S" again.

HOTDOG / sausage / bologna:


Memory aid: Think of making an old-fashioned string of sausages.

Note: The sign, HOTDOG can also be interpreted as sausage and/or bologna. The exact meaning depends on context.  If someone is fixing breakfast and asks if you want "hotdog" obviously he/she is asking you if you want sausage. 


"Do you prefer hamburgers or hot dogs?"


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