Well, of course it is, silly. It’s got “American” right in the name there!
I honestly don’t know what to think of this. I’d like to think that the deaf have some sort of hard core lobbying group read to cry out “discrimination against the deaf,” but all the deaf people I’ve ever met or read about seem too nice for that kind of thing.
In any case, here’s the story and the headline: Limp wrists and slant eyes must go as political correctness demands new signs for the deaf
I’ve always wanted to learn sign language. It’s a pretty cool system. I have a deaf cousin myself, and she gave both my sister and I a couple of basic Learn To Sign books when we were kid. I can still do the alphabet and a few words here and there, but not enough to hold a conversation. I doubt learning the sign for “turtle” from Big Bird would ever get me anywhere in life.