Umm… What’s the sign for “national embarrassment?”
Don’t ask that guy, Thamsanqa Jantjie, who is being accused of gesticulating nonsense during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service earlier this week!
Being broadcasted out around the world, millions of TV viewers saw Jantjie make what appeared to be accurate interpretations. At least to those of us who aren’t hearing impaired.
However, deaf people watching were shocked and offended to see that Jantjie wasn’t signing anything at all, and was rather just making up movements with his hands!
Face, meet palm. That’s a gesture understood by everyone!
Once officials got word of this