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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Mon May 11, 1998  10:09 am
Subject:  Standardization of ASL

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Subject: Re: Standardization of ASL
To: SignWriting List (SignWriting)
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 01:49:02 -0400 (EDT)
From: Robert Goodwin

> From: Krakadoom
> ASL has its Patrick Greybill, Ella Mae Lentz, Gilbert Eastman. . . .
> They're well-known, only they're on videotapes instead of paper.
> But you do bring us to a challenge. Those Deaf who reject SW
> are also rejecting the chance to be printed literary giants. I will
> keep this in mind next time I see SW under attack by such persons.

Where in *HECK* is Pat Graybill? (yes it's Graybill, not Greybill) It's
been quite a bit of time since I last saw him, I worked with him back at
NTID, and I was in a couple performances he directed, as well as worked on
props and stage items for his performances. There were a few other
directors at NTID that I worked with as well.

Pat was also one to do all sorts of rather interesting things with ASL, and
he's done a few of those things with me. If someone, maybe me, shows him
some signwriting examples, then his well-known renditions of some famous
songs in ASL, fingerspelling, and other rather odd humorous ways could be
sent to paper, in signwriting.

I'm heading back out there in mid-July for the reunion, and some possible
job searches out in the area.

Robert Goodwin

Sez who that a deaf person can't have fun on the net? No ears required!

Valerie :-)

Sutton at the DAC
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