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    why do some people "Asking your John Hancock" meaning your signature?

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    Re: question

    John Hancock was one of the orginal signers of the Constitution of the United States. He wrote his name larger than any other signer because he wanted the King of England to see it without having to use an eyeglass.

    So today, when someone asks for your John Hancock, they are asking for your signature.

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    Almost Susie- it was the Declaration of Indepenence :) Look you can read his signature clearly, even here!

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    Of course! Thanks

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