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Feb 19, 2020

Thank you for posting the writing of the sign, Cherie - I can see there is
a lot of meaning in the facial expression and circular head movement
showing the chaotic nature of the slum ...

On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 2:11 PM Cherie Wren <
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> [image: Inline image]
> Here's a quick stab at it...
>
> On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 01:19:41 PM EST, Valerie Sutton <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>
> But maybe a video in the ASL version of the sign would still be a
> contribution to the discussion...and then writing it...
>
> Mark, what sign language are you writing?
>
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 9:48 AM Adam Frost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> I agree. It would be best to have a video.
>
> While I might be able to suggest how I would write it, it would be in ASL
> - using ASL grammar and linguistic features. I am not sure if that is the
> sign language that you are looking to write.
>
>
> Adam
>
> On Feb 19, 2020, at 9:23 AM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> SignWriting List
> February 19, 2020
>
> Hello Mark Dinh Cao Tue and Cherie -
>
> Thank you, Mark, for asking about this interesting sign.
>
> And thank you, Cherie, for offering to write it. Without a video of the
> sign, I would not be able to even try -
>
> So we look forward to the discussion ;-)
>
> Val ;-)
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 3:08 AM Cherie Wren <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> You can change the movement to represent the chaotic placement of the
> houses, and can use facial expressions to add the feeling of unruliness.
> not sure exactly how I would write that, but the movement would be larger,
> and more sloppily signed, some higher some lower as the hands tap together,
> and the facial expression would be the tongue out 'careless' and the head
> would rock with the chaotic motion of the hands.  I'll take a stab a
> writing it after work...
>
> On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 05:58:12 AM EST, Tuệ Đinh Cao <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>
> Dear Ms Val,
>
> I want to describe a chaotic, unruly cluster  of slum houses, but the most
> I can represent it in SW is this (the attached image below). The circular
> motion for both hands does not represent the chaotic and unruly-ness of the
> cluster of houses. Hence, how should it be?
>
> Yours sincerely,
>
> Mark Dinh Cao Tue
>
> <IMG_2136.jpg>
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