Signs for PUN

Definition: A play on words, the usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings.

Fingerspelled loan: #PUN.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Funny anecdote

Story (2009): "When dating a hearing ASL-signing firefighter, it was time to give him a name sign. Thinking... Ah!

"One of the possibilities of his name signs was combining the initial letter of his name which began with a L and the ASL sign for FIREFIGHTER, which resulted in also...


"The boyfriend was about to thwap me with a laugh. A very good pun."

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