|SignWriting List Forum|
Charles Butler |
Date: Wed Jan 20, 1999 4:54 am
Subject: Re: word lists
Joe Martin wrote:
> This happened;
> The Sign language club at our school wanted to print up something to give new
visitors; someone suggested the manual alphabet; that idea was soundly
defeated, and in the process the idea came up that if you are willing to learn
26 letters, why not learn 26 ASL signs--you could communicate pretty well with
> So now, the question is, which 26 signs? It occurs to me that somebody
> must have compiled a frequency list (even if only mentally) of what signs are
needed most in Signing...........and of course I have the devious idea that I
could just write them out in Signwriting........
> Anybody have any ideas about which signs to include??
That's 20, good luck.