It is like asking which comes out first, the chicken or the egg? Barb DiGi provides her analysis of the deaf sign origin in her short and sweet vlog. You can click on Jared's blog to see the clip of George Veditz's production of the sign, DEAF, that occured in 1913. So which DEAF sign do you think is the oldest? Is it right to call those who use the sign CLOSE-DEAF a racist? Or an audist for that matter?