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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Fair speech may hide a foul heart. - JRR Tolkien

Speech is the small change of silence. - George Meredith

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I have often regretted my speech, never my silence. - Xenocrates

Life is a foreign language; all men mispronounce it. - Christopher Morley

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

The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech. - Clifton Fadiman

A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The English winter - ending in July, to recommence in August. - Lord Byron

I failed kindergarten because I couldn't spell my last name. - Zach Galifianakis

To a child's ear, 'mother' is magic in any language. - Arlene Benedict

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. - Mark Twain

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

It is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand. - Apache Proverb

Under the English legal system you are innocent until you are shown to be Irish. - Ted Whitehead

Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right. By these we reach divinity. - John Donne

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

I think of myself as being Jewish and Irish, despite the fact that I'm English. - Daniel Radcliffe

I personally think we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. - Jane Wagner

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

I always sleep with one shoe in my hand to put out any fires I may accidentally ignite. - Gene Fowler

Everybody laughs the same in every language because laughter is a universal connection. - Yakov Smirnoff

Sometimes I think I won't ever feel safe until I can count my last days on one hand. - Gillian Flynn

I came from a real tough neighborhood. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand. - Rodney Dangerfield

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech. - Franklin P Jones

I'm honored to shake the hand of a brave Iraqi citizen who had his hand cut off by Saddam Hussein. - George W. Bush

Fashion is free speech, and one of the privileges, if not always one of the pleasures, of a free world. - Alison Lurie

Although he tortures the English language, he has not yet succeeded in forcing it to reveal its meaning. - J B Morton

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. - Jawaharlal Nehru

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

The longest word in the English language is the one following the phrase, "And now a word from our sponsor." - Hal Eaton

Two may talk together under the same roof for many years, yet never really meet; and two others at first speech are old friends. - Mary Catherwood

It is Ireland's sacred duty to send over, every few years, a playwright to save the English theatre from inarticulate glumness. - Kenneth Tynan

Always try to use the language so as to make quite clear what you mean and make sure your sentence couldn't mean anything else. - C S Lewis

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. - Nelson Mandela

The English eat all sorts of birds - pigeons, ducks, sparrows - but if you tell them you eat puffin, you might as well come from Mars. - Bjork

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

I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy. - Bertrand Russell


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02-Jun-2020