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Analyzing Your Signature

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What Do Signatures Say?

The signature of Jack Lew, possibly the next Secretary of the Treasury, has been getting a lot of attention lately because it will be appearing on cash. Jimmy Kimmel made a joke that Lew developed it while working as the decorator on a very iconic American treat. But what can we really tell about people from their signatures?

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