In a message dated 8/17/2006 5:38:54 AM Pacific Daylight Time, jeffrey_sylim@ writes:
Dear Dr Bill
Hi I found your website, and was hoping you could be of
some help. I just want to know it's a sign the word
"Lebanon" (Country) or do you just spell it out?
A co-worker of mine is an expert on Middle-East signs. His name is Lyes Bousseloub. I will ask him next time I see him. Plus I'll cc him on this email.
In a message dated 8/17/2006 3:30:16 PM Pacific Daylight Time, lbouss@ writes:
I believe there are 3 signs for Lebanon (to the best of my knowledge):
1st is to move the L-handshape from the shoulder to the hip like "Lord".
2nd is to make a tree-like hand-motion with elbow atop a flat palm-down using the same L-handshape as if to say it is a "L" tree.
the last but not the least is to reverse the sign for "meeting" in opposing direction as to make a tree-shape from both hands and then move away from each other to close down twice towards each thumb-this sign could be difficult to describe here but it appears to be an old sign fading into disuse now..
thank you for asking and have a good day.
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