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From:  James Womack
Date:  Sat Mar 11, 2000  11:23 am
Subject:  Re: SignWriting as a gateway?


No wonder Deaf kids get confused with "Engloss."
Have I just invented a new word?

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Cecelia Smith"
To:
Sent: Friday, March 10, 2000 11:14 PM
Subject: Re: SignWriting as a gateway?


> writes:
>
> << I don't see why SW can't be English. Most of the SW I see tends to *be
> signed English rather than ASL. >>
>
>
> Because signed langagues are different, thats why. Most SW you see is
> perhaps in English word order, but it is not signed English. It has been
> proven at the Gallaudet Linguistics department that Signed English isn't
(it
> isn't English). What you see quite often is signs in the same word order
as
> English. Notice that a lot of the grammar and structure of the English is
> not present if you simply write the gloss for the signs. For example, an
ASL
> sentence could be glossed as
>
>
> MY FATHER NAME JOE.
>


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3056 Re: SignWriting as a gateway? Joe Martin Sun  3/12/2000

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