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Funny translation of "Deck the Halls" from ASL to English and back again

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Dec 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-14 19:53:29-05
By mid-December, almost every store is playing holiday music. The classics like, "Santa Clause is Coming to Town," "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" and even "Deck the Halls" are playing on many stations. 
 
For one Utah man, this meant it was time to have a little fun.
 
Joel Asay, who is Deaf, and his two younger sisters decided to sing "Deck the Halls," translate it into American Sign Language and then sing it back into English word for word.
 
'Deck the hall with boughs of holly,' became 'Decorate the hallway with branches of green leaves with berries on them.'
 
'See the blazing yule before us,' became 'Look at the Christmas wood in the fireplace in front of us burning.'
 
The trio can hardly hold it together throughout the video; stopping to laugh whenever the translation got extremely changed. Asay said his sisters use a little bit of ASL and that, "this was a spur of the moment thing and we enjoyed it so much that we wanted the others to enjoy them too." 
 
The video was posted Tuesday and is already getting attention on YouTube and Facebook.