SignWriting List
October 9, 2012

Hi Adam and everyone!
I want to thank you and all our Wikipedia article writers for writing ASL before we have any spellchecking software - ha!!

Did you know that big-time newspapers like the New York Times and other big newspapers, have mistaken spellings in English in their headlines sometimes? Whole teams of editors are re-reading the articles, but nonetheless, the human brain just memorizes what the word should be, and the details of the spellings can sometimes not even be noticed - So this is a common problem with the writing of every language...

You are doing a great job and it is so much fun to have a Wikipedia in written sign language!

Val ;-)


On Oct 9, 2012, at 11:00 AM, Adam Frost wrote:

HA! How true. The E is even missing in Wikipedia in the SignText. That one mistake seems to still be haunting me. You'd think that I'd learn to not do that anymore, but alas it seems to happen in several other areas of my writing. You just don't seem to notice because I spellcheck my emails constantly. HA!


On Oct 9, 2012, at 10:46 AM, Valerie Sutton wrote:

SignWriting List
October 9, 2012

Ha!! I just noticed something - I pasted in the writing for ASL Wikipedia, and it must have come from an old artwork where the letter E is missing in the spelling - I remember we found that and fixed it and then I pasted in the wrong one! Please forgive the spelling error - My fault. I will have to re-do the artwork in a couple of days - thank you, Stefan and Adam! I appreciate your feedback… Val ;-)