Signs for STUPID

Meaning: lacking intelligence or common sense or keenness of mind; dull.

Related signs: DUMB, IGNORANT, GULLIBLE, IDIOT, SIMPLE-MINDED, UNINTELLIGENT.

Printable ASL Printable ASL for STUPID
Deaf Culture and tidbits

A Hearing Blooper

Forehead peace sign
Compiled images from Internet, circa 2017.

The trend #FOREHEADPEACESIGN emerged online in the hearing world in the 2010s(?). Deaf people found this trend amusing, because the symbol reminds them of the ASL word STUPID; hence, one cannot help but see it as #IAMSTUPID.

Though, this PEACE/STUPID blunder, err, blooper seems to be short-lived.

FOREHEADPEACESIGN
Cartoon used with permission by Matt and Kay Daigle, circa 2017.

This cartoon, though not directly related to #FOREHEADPEACESIGN, succinctly expresses Deaf humor as a form of nonviolent resistance to oppression as well as cultural appropriation.

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