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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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    • That is on, if you choose to earn from the I internet.  I am doing the same since there aren't any deaf people besides me anywhere near me so I stick to learning the ameri an sign language since from what I see is used mostly here, I think we can make a lot of progress practicing together. I'm on the beginners level still, I'm taking free online classes too and those help a lot. Would u like to practice with me?
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