ELAINE BABIY writes:
I am learning to sign so that I can communicate with my niece. I have not
been able to determine how to sign the year 2011 or any year for that
It still varies from signer to signer...but for the year 2011 you are
generally safe signing 2 (palm forward) zero (palm forward) and then 11
(palm backward with a single upward flick of the index finger). There is
only a slight rightward movement (for right-handed signers).
Another method is to use a "modified" "in-air only" "one-handed" "shortened
movement" version of the sign "thousand." 2 "thousand" 11. I've seen
that used by quite a few interpreters (more-so than Deaf).
- Dr. Bill