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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 ;-)

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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 ;-)
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 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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