Myth: Sign Language can be spelled out using different hand gestures.
Fact: Every country uses different ways to communicate using the sign language. For instance, India uses a two-handed finger-spelling system, while in USA and some other countries, it is one-handed. Finger-spelling has a small part to play in the world of sign language.
It was created by deaf people to represent a visual connection between Sign Language and printed spoken language. Some signs, however, are based on letters of the alphabet.