Date: Wed Apr 26, 2000 7:26
SignWriting List Forum
Subject: Re: category
In a message dated 4/25/00 6:31:48 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
<< Well, our list is concerned with writing, and literacy, and so
on. One needn't have any particular "condition" for that, I believe...
Gee, I'm not even deaf; maybe I better not use SignWriting. On the other
hand, I'm hard of hearing, so maybe I could be allowed to use it a little
bit; maybe just sort of scribble? >>
Actually, my point was that SW is a way of writing a language or group of
languages and that said languages are identified with a particular group of
people. I definitely indicated my disagreement with the categorizing of SW
as a disease/condition.