Monthly Archives: November 2011

Gesture 13: « Pied de nez » Gestes français – French Gestures

The pied de nez gesture (thumbing your nose) is used to make fun of someone, usually behind his or her back.Hold one hand up with your thumb touching your nose and wiggle your fingers. Optionally, you can hold up your … Continue reading

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Universal Gestures –A classic: Desmond Morris’ ” Gestures, their origins and distribution “

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Gestes français – French Gestures —-Gesture 12: « Bisque ! »

Gesture 12: « Bisque ! » Gestes français – French Gestures To brag about something or rile a friend, you can “le faire bisquer.” Fold your hand, put it under your chin with your fingers touching your throat, rub your … Continue reading

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History of Gestures –Bibliography

http://www.univie.ac.at/wissenschaftstheorie/srb/srb/gesture.html An Agenda for Gesture Studies Adam Kendon To skip to a particular section of the article, simply click on a topic below. To return to this point in the article, use the “Back” function of your browser. Introduction What … Continue reading

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