Authors: Lou Fant,Barbara Bernstein Fant,Betty Miller
VISIT—This sign, combined with the AGENT sign makes "guest"
WASHING MACHINE—laundry, laundromat
WASHINGTON—both the city and the state as well as George Washington
WE—for more than two persons
wh- sign questions
WHAT SHRUG—This sign and the WHAT sign are essentially the same, but the WHAT SHRUG sign is used much more
WHEN (the DURING sign is used in sentences like "When I was a boy. . .," when no question is being asked)
WILL—although this sign does refer to the future ("shall"), it is used much more to express intention
WINDOW—This sign must be made so that the "window" is opened, then shut. If only one movement is used, it will mean "Open the window" or "Shut the window"
words versus signs
WRITE—pen, pencil; any writing instrument
YOU AND I
YOURSELF—This sign may also be used idiomatically in the same way as "Aloha" and "Shalom" are used, that is to say "Hello" and "Good-bye" and to wish someone the best of everything