Dear friends,
,
I located these two signs from the ASL Literatuer Puddle
and    



I'm sorry i have no idea what these signs mean, since I don't sign ASL - however from context I kinda assume the first means READ the second something like KNOWN-AS-IN-ENGLISH /QUOTE- however my question doesn't concern their meaning as such. My question is this:
Can these two signs still be read if you change the handshape to thjs handshape instead:   (naturally with the rotation needed for the first sign)

Really appreciate your feedback!

THANK you!! :)
maria