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Hand gesture for "klug"

In this video (at 3:00) the instructor demonstrates the word klug by pointing to his forehead and making a circular motion with this finger. I've checked other videos on German hand gestures but this ...
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Anführungszeichen und ™

Man sieht des Öfteren (und seltener hört man es auch ausbuchstabiert) das Zeichen für Unregistered Trade Mark (ein hochgestelltes TM: ™), zum Beispiel in diesem Beitrag: Fragen zum Thema ...
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Should air quotes (or finger quotes) in German –if they exist at all– reflect the difference „ “ vs " "?

How are finger quotation marks made in German? Air commas in English –when made with both hands– are usually done with hands at more or less equal height, I suppose. So I did while speaking German ...
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