The Internet is buzzing with questions and accusations about the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.
Three sign language experts said the man was not signing in South African or American sign languages.
South African sign language covers all of the country's 11 official languages, according to the federation.
Nicole Du Toit, an official sign language interpreter who also watched the broadcast, said in a telephone interview that the man on stage purporting to sign was an embarrassment.
"It was horrible, an absolute circus, really really bad."
Can Ebonics be hand signed? Maybe that's what he was trying to do.