Why is Koko signing "Frown?"

Why is Koko signing

Posted On: March 12, 2010
Date Taken: June 26, 2006

Photographer: Ron Cohn

Koko is clearly signing "frown" about something. Do you think it"s related to the DVD Penny is holding in her hand, "50 First Dates," or to the video of Koko and Penny playing in the background? Or perhaps it"s about something not in view. Email your best educated guess to

Why is Koko signing

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