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Word 520 of 731

Word List Author Note: This month in history: In July 1994, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began to require TVs (13 inches and larger) to be capable of receiving and displaying closed captions.

CAPTION

(as in "closed captions")

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This sign uses lexicalized fingerspelling. Lexicalized fingerspelling is when fingerspelling looks more like a sign than just the individual letters signed.

What is being signed (English Meaning)

CAPTION (as in "closed captions")


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This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)
  • CAPTION (as in "closed captions")

Examples of Usage
English Sentence

The closed captions on our TV are always on.

ASL Gloss

OUR #TV #CC ALWAYS #ON.

English Sentence

Malcolm Norwood was a deaf man from Connecticut who was known as the Father of Closed Captioning.

ASL Gloss

MALCOLM NORWOOD HIMSELF DEAF FROM CONNECTICUT PEOPLE CALL HIM QUOTE FATHER OF CLOSED CAPTIONING.


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This sign uses lexicalized fingerspelling. Lexicalized fingerspelling is when fingerspelling looks more like a sign than just the individual letters signed.


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