American Sign Language: "adopt"
= "take up" = "evaporate"
Note: This sign can also mean: "EVAPORATE." For extra effect the
"EVAPORATE" version works especially well if you
make a slurping movement with your mouth while doing this sign.
Just do the slurping movement, no need to make the noise of
slurping, after all, we are Deaf.
Hey, that brings up another topic. Sooner or later you are going to
come across a Deaf person that sounds like a wet-vac while eating.
If you are not this person's mother then I recommend you focus on
not dribbling your food on your shirt rather than trying to play
Miss Manners. (Brings to mind something about a "mote" and a