Definition: DUPE

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Title

Definition: DUPE

Subject

An American Sign Language definition is provided by Dick Moore.

Description

DUPE: An assessment of a potential worker's skill, often administered after a trial period.

Creator

Gallaudet Video Services

Date

2019

Rights

This Item has been made available for educational and research purposes by the Drs. John S. and Betty J. Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center at Gallaudet University. This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You may need to obtain permission for your intended use if your use is otherwise not permitted by the copyright and applicable related rights legislation. For specific information about the copyright and reproduction rights for this Item, please contact the Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center: https://www.gallaudet.edu/drs-john-s-and-betty-j-schuchman-deaf-documentary-center

Language

American Sign Language

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Video Description

The video begins with a title slide featuring a line drawing of a figure depicting the handshapes and movement for the vocabulary term, dupe. Both hands in Y-handshape, palms outward at chest-height, move together at center in a single movement, the tips of the thumbs lightly touching. Next in a video recording, Dick Moore, a white older man, defines the term in American Sign Language. He stands in front of a blue screen in a film studio.

Transcription

I’ll be sharing about a “dupe,” (in ASL) DUPE.
For example, when a new employee came into the Washington Post, they needed to take a test. They needed to MAKE-UP or, rather PASTE-UP a full page of print, like a full page of food advertisements. They needed to complete the work in under four hours. When finished, the work was submitted to the boss for evaluation. If the job was neat, and the boss was satisfied with the work, the potential employee would pass, and be permitted to continue working at the Washington Post. If they did not pass, they were cut and sent away and told they could return 6 months later and try again.

Duration

00:00:44

Citation

Gallaudet Video Services, “Definition: DUPE,” DeafPrinters, accessed June 18, 2024, https://deafprinters.com/items/show/20.

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