|SignWriting List Forum|
James R Womack |
Date: Tue Jun 8, 1999 2:54 am
Subject: Re: Another use for SW
On Mon, 7 Jun 1999 20:47:18 EDT William McGruder
> Watching the Giants' game the other day, I noticed (not for the first
> time) that the coaches were using a lot of nonverbal signals.
> So here's a question: has anyone considered getting the Baseball
> teams to use SW for their signal books?
They will kill you for makingpublic their secret signals.
My understanding is they change periodically to prevent
opposing teams from analyzing their meaning and thus
anticipating called plays. They're used in American football too.
And the military branches have some versions for special forces
or so I am told. Print it and you die.
o/ James Womack \o ,
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