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Hello All again...I seen two versions of word  "job" one on ASL dictionary handspeak which is letter J and and letter b facing you...and Dr.Bill on youtube ...using letter i and open hand facing you with fingers together but not letter B...which you prefer ???please respond.

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This is how I sign job. It is called a LEXICALIZED sign. This is a sign that started as fingerspelling and had turned into it's own specific sign. This sign is used for JOB. WORK had is own sign which is also in the video above. Both of the signs you're seeing on the websites are the lexicalized version of job and both are correct. 

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