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It's representative of this tower (not that you should need to know that to
read the sign, but it's a pretty picture so I'm sharing it)[image: Inline
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On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 1:07 PM, Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway <
[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Yes, the right hand comes to rest on top of the palm of the left. Maybe I
> should just have shown them already in contact?
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> On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 12:47 PM, Stefan Wöhrmann <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>  Hi Erika, ****
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>> can you explain Kathmandu: ****
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>> left flat hand palm up fingers to the right ( no problem)****
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>> right hand Index – Hand – palm facing the signer  moving down  - mh  –
>>  how to get the touch between the two hands – right hand on top of the left
>> hand ?? ****
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>> Stefan ****
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>> *Von:* SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] *Im Auftrag von *Erika
>> Hoffmann-Dilloway
>> *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 28. März 2013 17:18
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>> *An:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Betreff:* Re: Signs for Cities and States - can you write the name of
>> YOUR city and post to the List?
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>> I don't know ASL, so I don't know a sign for Detroit, Ann Arbor, or
>> Oberlin (my US places).
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>> 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:****
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>> 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:****
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>> SignWriting List****
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>> 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****
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>> 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 ****
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> Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
> Assistant Professor of Anthropology
> Oberlin College
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Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Oberlin College