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Hello... here are my cities:
Rome: where I was born
Perugia: where was my university
Modena: where I live when I'm not working
Paris: where I've done my PhD
Poitiers: where I work at university



2013/3/29 KJ Boal <[log in to unmask]>

> I have a few here:****
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> Red Deer (where I currently live):****
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> Which is in the province of Alberta:****
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> Edmonton, the capital of my province and the city where I was born:****
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> Leduc, where I really grew up; the city is near an international airport,
> so the sign looks like an airplane taking off:****
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> Calgary, the other major city in my province, technically has two possible
> signs. This is the old one, which isn’t used any more – and there’s a story
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> This sign refers to spurs on cowboy boots, because Calgary’s biggest claim
> to fame is the internationally-renowned rodeo called the Calgary Stampede.
> However, Edmonton and Calgary have a MAJOR rivalry – if you’re from one
> city, you’re expected to hate everything about the other!  In the spirit of
> that rivalry, the Edmontonian Deaf began joking that the sign was really
> related to the sign for “garbage” and the Calgary was “garbage”. The
> Calgarian Deaf, offended, decided to change the sign.****
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> This is what they changed it to:****
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> Personally, I’m sorry they changed it! The original sign had more
> character, in my opinion. But I don’t subscribe to the rivalry between the
> cities . . . much. (smile) Anyway, hope that’s not too many signs all at
> once!****
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> KJ****
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> *From:* SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Valerie Sutton
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:25 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Signs for Cities and States - can you write the name of YOUR
> city and post to the List?****
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> SignWriting List****
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> March 27, 2013****
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> Dear SW List:****
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> Recently a Deaf guest from Ireland, Shane Gilchrist, visited us here in La
> Jolla, and suddenly there were Deaf friends visiting in my home, from all
> over San Diego!****
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> It was a lot of fun for me in particular, because I have been a bit
> isolated here - ****
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> I learned a few signs that were new to me. One of them is the name of the
> city where I live, La Jolla, California.****
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> The sign for La Jolla is similar to the sign for California, except the
> hand stays in one place while shaking… I just wrote it in the ASL
> SignPuddle Dictionary:****
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> http://www.signbank.org/signpuddle2.0/canvas.php?ui=1&sgn=4&sid=1995****
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> What is the sign for YOUR city?****
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> Val ;-)****
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-- 
Claudia S. Bianchini, PhD
A.T.E.R. Licence SDL-LSF @ Univ. Poitiers (France)
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