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Hi Charles:
yep, that looks like the handshape I saw for the more-casual term
"Mum" (as well as a variation where the same handshape taps your head
at the right temple). Thank you for putting it into Puddle!
Will "Mother" be getting into Puddle too? Or is that one up to me/others?
-- Kim


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Charles Butler
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I just put Mum in, it's just there as Mum, not Mother
> ________________________________
> From: Kimberley Shaw <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: Tue, April 13, 2010 10:04:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Seeking speaker of BSL
>
> Hi Charles:
> great!
> I can see that "Dad" is now in the BSL Puddle, as well as "Father".
> But not (yet) Mother/Mum ...
> Hey, what if I send a cellphone picture of my handwritten SW of these
> signs to Charles to transcribe ... and/or anyone else who's game?
> Best,
> Kim
>
> On 4/13/10, Charles Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi Val, Kim, and Suzanne, I have loaded the alternate meanings of the two
>> alphabetic signs into the UK sign puddle.
>>
>> Charles Butler
>>
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: Kimberley Shaw <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Sent: Tue, April 13, 2010 9:48:48 AM
>> Subject: Re: Seeking speaker of BSL
>>
>> Hi Val and all:
>> tomorrow, I hope to grab time to SW these for the BSL puddle! Am
>> typing from my phone at the moment.
>> Best,
>> Kim
>>
>> On 4/12/10, SignWriting <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> SignWriting List
>>> April 12, 2010
>>>
>>> Suzanne and Kim -
>>> Can you write the signs you are discussing in SignWriting and post them
>>> to
>>> the List? I have no idea how to sign or write them and I would love to
>>> see
>>> the signs written -
>>>
>>> Val ;-)
>>>
>>> -------
>>>
>>> On Apr 12, 2010, at 2:30 PM, Kimberley Shaw wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thank you, Suzanne! This does give me a good reason to learn the
>>>> 2-handed alphabet, which is so different from the ASL (and LSF) one.
>>>> However, since the director asked for translation of "mom" and "dad",
>>>> rather than "mother" and "father", does BSL make this distinction? ASL
>>>> does - although the difference between the more formal and more casual
>>>> signs can be subtle to new signers.
>>>> Best,
>>>> Kim
>>>>
>>>> On 4/12/10, Suzanne pach <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>> Hi Kim,
>>>>>
>>>>> Mother and Father are usually signed as the letters M and
>>>>> F of the BSL-alphabet (which can be found in the BSL
>>>>> SignPuddle). And have have seen Dad being signed as the
>>>>> letter D.
>>>>>
>>>>> Good luck!
>>>>>
>>>>> Suzanne
>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you, Val!
>>>>>> I'll forward these links to the director. It would be
>>>>>> weird
>>>>>> transcribing anything that's in a signed language I don't
>>>>>> know ... but
>>>>>> I'll give it a go, and will trust in the power if wiki
>>>>>> that if I get
>>>>>> it very wrong, some BSL speaker will improve on it.
>>>>>> :)
>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>> Kim
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 4/12/10, SignWriting <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>>>>>> SignWriting List
>>>>>>> April 12, 2010
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hello Kim!
>>>>>>> I am not a BSL signer, however, on the web, there are
>>>>>>> video dictionaries.
>>>>>>> For example, if you visit this site:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://www.signstation.org/signstation_dictionary/showUserHomePage.do
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> or
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> http://www.signstation.org/dictionaries.shtml
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> you can find signs in BSL...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> but they require that you register...but it is free I
>>>>>>> believe - I would
>>>>>>> assume they have the signs you need, and then it would
>>>>>>> be great if you would
>>>>>>> write them in the BSL SignPuddle for us!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Good luck with your project!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Val ;-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> ---------
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Apr 12, 2010, at 10:27 AM, Kimberley Shaw wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hello all:
>>>>>>>> the director of a play on my campus needs to know, and
>>>>>>>> quite soon:
>>>>>>>> how do you sign "mom" and "dad" in BSL? I see "father"
>>>>>>>> in the BLS
>>>>>>>> puddle, but not "mother", and don't know how much
>>>>>>>> different from
>>>>>>>> either of those the more casual mom/dad would be.
>>>>>>>> If someone can add these to Puddle quickly, the actors
>>>>>>>> and director
>>>>>>>> would be very, very glad!
>>>>>>>> Best of luck with the email migration, a very big
>>>>>>>> change, that ...
>>>>>>>> Kim from Boston
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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