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Best signature ever, at least in my eye

 
 
oristarA
 
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Reply Sun 5 Aug, 2012 10:08 am
@Ticomaya,
Ticomaya wrote:

oristarA wrote:
But what is confusing is the sign that directly lies beneth "John Hancock." What is that thing?

A flourish.


Please give me the definition of the word flourish.
Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Sun 5 Aug, 2012 10:25 am
@oristarA,
oristarA wrote:
Please give me the definition of the word flourish.


Generally:
Quote:
A bold or extravagant gesture or action, made esp. to attract the attention of others.

Here: the signature(s) have got an ornamental stroke or even more ornaments ...
oristarA
 
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Reply Sun 5 Aug, 2012 11:37 am
@Walter Hinteler,
Walter Hinteler wrote:

oristarA wrote:
Please give me the definition of the word flourish.


Generally:
Quote:
A bold or extravagant gesture or action, made esp. to attract the attention of others.

Here: the signature(s) have got an ornamental stroke or even more ornaments ...


Is the stroke a letter? What letter then?
ehBeth
 
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Reply Sun 5 Aug, 2012 11:38 am
@oristarA,
The flourish/stroke is generally decorative.
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InfraBlue
 
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Reply Thu 9 Aug, 2012 04:48 pm
@oristarA,
oristarA wrote:

Walter Hinteler wrote:

oristarA wrote:
Please give me the definition of the word flourish.


Generally:
Quote:
A bold or extravagant gesture or action, made esp. to attract the attention of others.

Here: the signature(s) have got an ornamental stroke or even more ornaments ...


Is the stroke a letter? What letter then?


It's a calligraphic design.
oristarA
 
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Reply Fri 10 Aug, 2012 09:29 am
@InfraBlue,
InfraBlue wrote:

oristarA wrote:

Walter Hinteler wrote:

oristarA wrote:
Please give me the definition of the word flourish.


Generally:
Quote:
A bold or extravagant gesture or action, made esp. to attract the attention of others.

Here: the signature(s) have got an ornamental stroke or even more ornaments ...


Is the stroke a letter? What letter then?


It's a calligraphic design.


Based on what? Letters?
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