‘Fingerspelling Lesson’ for Quaint Magazine

Quaint Magazine is a quarterly literary magazine that publishes work by female-identified, genderqueer, and non-binary people. The Quaint team explains why ‘quaint’: c.1200, cointe, “cunning, ingenious; proud,” (…) Later in English, “elaborate, skillfully made” (c.1300); “strange and clever” (mid-14c.). Sense of “old-fashioned but charming” is first attested 1795 (…) In Chaucer’s usage there seems to…