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I only know Detroit. :-)



Adam

On Mar 28, 2013, at 9:17 AM, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway wrote:

> I don't know ASL, so I don't know a sign for Detroit, Ann Arbor, or Oberlin (my US places).
> So I'm posting the sign for Kathmandu, the city where I learned to sign! 
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> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Adam Frost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am a West Coaster, and I must admit that people get East Coast city signs mixed up along with our own city signs. But this is how I personally sign the 4 commonly confused "B" cities, since I am very picky and have been known to correct people at times. ;-) It seems to match what you sign, Kim.
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> Boston, Massachusetts
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> Baltimore, Massachusetts
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> Berkeley, California
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> Burbank, California
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> Adam
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> On Mar 28, 2013, at 8:23 AM, Kimberley Shaw wrote:
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>> Hi everyone:
>> those of us in Boston, Massachusetts sign it thus:
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>> and refer to Berkeley, CA thus:
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>> But some of my signing friends tell me that when you're on the West Coast, it's the other way around!
>> Best,
>> Kim from Boston
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>> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> SignWriting List
>> March 28, 2013
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>> NAMES OF CITIES and STATES Around the World
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>> Thank you, Ingvild, Charles and Stefan for your signs!
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>> I would suggest that you add your signs to the International Sign Dictionary online:
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>> SignPuddle for International Signs Dictionary
>> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/index.php?ui=1&sgn=35
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>> I just copied mine for La Jolla, California from the ASL Dictionary to the International Dictionary, and I hope you can do the same for your signs too…
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>> And I hope more names of cities, states, countries and other international signs can be added too…
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>> Here is what we have so far…and I really like all four spellings! Thanks to you all…
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>> Val ;-)
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> Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
> Assistant Professor of Anthropology
> Oberlin College