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Also if you draw your index finger down from just below the knuckle on the left hand (right hand being signing hand) this is the letter Y

Hope this is helpful.

For any more help don't hesitate to skype me on david.white608

I know I few signs and believe we can develop B.S.L and help each other learn.

Already by learning what I have learnt so far there are a few signs that can be miss read by non signers such as the number 2

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