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Non-dominant handshape tendency in ASL: "ABCOS15"
In American Sign Language the letters and numbers "ABCOS15" are the typical handshapes formed by your non-dominant hand when it is serving as the base hand for a two-handed sign.
For two-handed signs in which the hands do not have the same handshape you will notice that typically the non-dominant hand is in one of these shapes: "ABCOS15."
You see those shapes on the non-dominant signing hand when it is providing a stationary base for your "in-motion" dominant hand.
For example, if you are right handed and are doing a two-handed sign in which only one hand moves then the left hand will almost always be one of those handshapes (ABCOS15) and vice versa for left-handed people.
Memory aid: "It took me 15 years to get my BA in SOC."
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