Hand Signing  or  Finger Spelling

(known as “Manual Alphabet” from American Sign Language or
Finger Spelling” to deaf people)




A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

X

Y

Z

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A riot is the language of the unheard. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

A proverb is to speech what salt is to food. - Arabic Proverb

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Sir Francis Bacon

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. - English Proverb

On the other hand, you have different fingers. - Steven Wright

The English never draw a line without blurring it. - Winston Churchill

The English contribution to world cuisine. The chip. - John Cleese

Free speech is a great idea, but we're in a war. - Lindsey Graham

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley

Excite the mind and the hand will reach for the pocket. - Harry Gordon Selfridge

He speaks English, Spanish, and he's bilingual too. - Don King

We are all here for a spell; get all the good laughs you can. - Will Rogers

The English have three vegetables and two of them are cabbage. - Walter Page

He could shake your hand and stab you in the back at the same time. - Richard Nixon

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English. - Winston Churchill

If you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. - Yiddish Proverb

A bore is one who has the power of speech but not the capacity for conversation. - Benjamin Desraeli

There's nothing like an English weirdo. We have the best nutters in the world. - Sharon Osbourne

A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the first word you thought of. - Burt Bacharach

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character. - Johann Kasper Lavater

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. - Jimmy Durante

When I take a gun in hand, the safest place for a pheasant is just opposite the muzzle. - Sydney Smith

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. - Ingrid Bergman

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes in the hope of pulling out an eel. - Leonardo da Vinci

I never made a mistake in grammar but once in my life, and as soon as I done it. I seen it. - Carl Sandburg

A person's name is, to that person, the sweetest, most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie

The first man to use abusive language instead of his fists was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech. - George Bernard Shaw

German is the most extravagantly ugly language - it sounds like someone using a sick bag on a 747. - Willy Rushton

Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand - that and such hope as I bring. - JRR Tolkien

He who is present at a wrong-doing and does not life a hand to prevent it is as guilty as the wrongdoers. - Omaha Proverb

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. - Rollo May

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

If the English language made any sense, 'lackadaisical' would have something to do with a shortage of flowers. - Doug Larson

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

"I am" is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that "I do" is the longest sentence? - George Carlin

To have a curable illness and to leave it untreated except for prayer is like sticking your hand in a fire and asking God to remove the flame. - Sandra L. Douglas

No matter how bad things are, they can always be worse. So what if my stroke left me with a speech impediment? Moses had one, and he did all right. - Kirk Douglas

Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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