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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Thu May 13, 1999  5:47 pm
Subject:  Re: Question about LH in "across"

Wayne Smith said:
> I think the origin of my confusion is in the SW Lessons which are well
>illustrated with pictures of the handshapes when the hands are pointing up
>or ahead, but I can't find enough consistent examples of the hands pointing
>L or R to see what the pattern is between using, for example, a black hand
>and the break symbol or a half-black half-white symbol without the break
> I hope I've made my dilemma clear. I wish I were where you are with SW
>- able to read it as fast as a Deaf person can sign it, but I'm not. I
>would appreciate your help in clearing this up.


Of course you are correct the book could have more diagrams on this issue,
and I will make a note to myself to add those in time. So thanks for the
good suggestion!

Don't worry, Wayne - you will learn to read SignWriting quickly - You
received the SignWriting materials only a few weeks ago - and you have
already done so much!

Valerie :-)

Valerie Sutton


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