Signs for SWITCH

How you sign "switch" in ASL?

Meaning: To change the position, direction, or focus of.

E.g. "switch books or other objects."

To trade places with each other. E.g. "he switched sides."

Related signs: CHANGE, SHIFT.

Meaning: To turn something (light or power) off.

To switch something (power or light) on.

Related signs: BUTTON, DIAL.

Deaf Humor

"That Deaf Guy" by Matt & Kay Daigle. January 16, 2014.

There is a gradient of attention-getting light-switching rules from "ahem... excuse me" to "emergency!"

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