Signin’ – Rosine

The Jerky Boys, album 3

Title: Signin’

Characters: Rosine



0:01 Phone rings…

0:04 Voice 1: “Hello. Que pasa? Mira.”

0:07 Voice 2: “Who are you lookin’ for?”

0:09 Voice 1: “I want to do sign language and shit.”

0:11 Voice 2: “Yeah?”

0:13 Voice 1: “Mira. Listen to this shit. [Musical sounds]. You can see that?”

0:19 Voice 2: “OK. So what do you want me to do?”

0:21 Voice 1: “Because I play like the flute and shit on my side and I just want to know if I could do that like that – mira – that sign language and shit. So what do I got to do?”

0:30 Voice 2: “I can send you something.”

0:32 Voice 1: “Listen. Look. Oh, you see that shit? Hello?”

0:36 Voice 2: “I’m here.”

0:37 Voice 1: “I just slapped my ass.”

0:38 Voice 2: “Right.”

0:39 Voice 1: “I slapped that shit. I’m signin’ like that. Yo. Why you frontin’ on me and shit? You going to help me do that or not?”

0:46 Voice 2: “Yeah. I’ll send you some information. What’s your name?”

0:49 Voice 1: “What do you mean what’s my name?”

0:51 Voice 2: “Well, how can I mail you something?”

0:53 Voice 1: “I’m just tryin’ to tell you I’m signin’ all that shit like with my hands all the time. I put it on my mother’s face and shit and she liked that shit because I could sign so good.”

1:02 Voice 2: “Right.”

1:03 Voice 1: “And I slapped in my assignment. Watch it. Oh, you see that shit? I could do that with my hands like so good. But I could sign even better.”

1:11 Voice 2: “So you want to learn sign language?”

1:13 [Musical sounds]. Voice 1: “See that shit? I play the flute, too. In more ways than one, too. I could sign on that shit, too. I’d take the flute and sign with that shit.”

1:22 Voice 2: “Right.”

1:22 Voice 1: “And the kids like that, right?”

1:24 Voice 2: “Yeah. Oh, yeah.”

1:25 Voice 1: “So what do I got to do? Tell me.”

1:26 Voice 2: “I can mail you some stuff.”

1:28 Voice 1: “Oh, you mail me that shit like so fast.”

1:30 Voice 2: “Sure.”

1:31 Voice 1: “And you bring the mail man, too, and I sign right his face and shit because I sign all over the place with my hands and shit. And I sign with my feet, too. I sign fast and shit. On TV you could see me do that shit.”

1:42 Voice 2: “Yeah? Where do you want me to mail it?”

1:44 Voice 1: “Just mail it to my house.”

1:46 Voice 2: “And where is that?”

1:47 Voice 1: “It’s in Queens.”

1:48 Voice 2: “OK. Do you want to give me the address?”

1:50 Voice 1: “It’s [beep] Metropolitan Avenue.”

1:53 Voice 2: “OK. Queens. What’s the zip?”

1:56 Voice 1: “12568.”

1:59 Voice 2: “Is there an apartment number?”

2:00 [Musical notes]. Voice 1: “You hear me play that shit? I can play that shit all day, too. My lip don’t get sore. Nothing. You’re going to send that shit right out, right?”

2:08 Voice 2: “I’ll send it today. What’s your name?”

2:09 Voice 1: “Rosine.”

2:11 Voice 2: “How do you spell it?”

2:12 R-O-S-I-N-E.

2:14 Voice 2: “Oh, OK.”

2:16 Voice 1: “Watch me slap my ass as you look. [Slap]. Oh. See that shit? I sign with like my fuckin’ hands when they’re red and shit.”

2:22 Voice 2: “Is there an apartment number?”

2:23 Voice 1: “Yes. It’s 1F.”

2:24 Voice 2: “S as in Sam?”

2:25 Voice 1: “No. F as in fuck, baby.”

2:27 Man laughs.

2:28 Voice 1: I’m only teasin’. I’m like dirty mouth and shit. But…

2:30 Voice 2: “Oh, no. It’s all right.”

2:31 Voice 1: “I’m sorry, baby. OK. You send that to me so fast.”

2:35 Voice 2: “OK.”

2:36 Voice 1: “OK, baby. Bitch.”

2:36 Voice 2: “Bye-bye.”

2:37 Voice 1: “Bye-bye.”