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Fact or Fiction: Jazz hands replacing clapping?

Posted: 1:32 PM, Oct 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-08 20:32:26Z

(KGTV) - Is a British university really replacing clapping with jazz hands at student events?

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The University of Manchester's student union voted to swap audible clapping for jazz hands at democratic events related to policy.

The use of "jazz hands" is British Sign Language for applause.