Some signs in the Los Angeles area are so hard to understand that they’re literally words with no meaning.
Here are some of the more common ones.
It means “this way.”
That means “to the right.”
That doesn’t mean anything.
If you’re a sign language learner, you probably already know this one.
It means “yes” or “yes, thank you.”
You can make it sound like a request.
It might also say “here’s what I’m thinking.”
It might be a sign that’s not as clear as you think it is.
This sign means “here.”
You might need to add your own signs.
It’s not an exact translation.
It doesn’t have a name.
It says “no way.”
You don’t need to make a specific word sound like “no” to make it look funny.
For example, in the video below, you might not be able to make the “no!” sound.
But it’s a sign to the left of the word “no.”
It doesn?t have a title.
It reads “the door.”
That might be the most common and most common sign in Los Angeles, though you’ll find plenty of other signs.
Here?s a sampling: