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From:  Dawn McReynolds
Date:  Fri Feb 18, 2000  5:29 pm
Subject:  Re: Sign for "FIRE"

Hi Val,

I opened the last three attachments, I was wondering for FIRE, wouldn't we
use here in the states use the straight fingers also. At least it looks
more like fire to me.

----- Original Message -----
From: Valerie Sutton
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2000 10:07 AM
Subject: Sign for "FIRE"

> SignWriting List
> February 18, 2000
> I received this question yesterday.
> I would not write the sign for "FIRE" with the "Cupped Hand with
> Spread Fingers". That is the wrong handshape.
> The fingers are straighter than that. Please see some of the
> different possible versions below in my answer ;-)
> The movement of alternating of the fingers is captured in the
> movement symbol itself, and not in the handshape the
> bending of the knuckle joint is there in the writing of the
> the movement symbol:

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2863 Re: Sign for "FIRE" Valerie Sutton Fri  2/18/2000

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