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but Adam - if you prefer to eliminate the second position and you feel it can be read, that is fine -

In this writing, maybe the right hand only moves a little bit down, not a lot?







> On Aug 8, 2019, at 1:56 PM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> August 8, 2019
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> Hi Adam and SW List members -
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> Hmmmm ;-)
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> Regarding the ASL sign for BOTH - Each example is readable... and thank you, Adam, and cw and writers in SignWriter Java, for writing this sign.
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> There are 2 writing rules or guidelines that I try to follow:
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> 1. "First, write the Position of Contact" (page 194-195 in the Lessons in SignWriting Textbook)
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> 2. "Every sign has a center" (page 196 and continues for some pages....)
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> So in the sign for BOTH, the way I interpret it, there are 2 Positions of Contact - the beginning position and the ending position, since the fingers came together and contacted each other in the ending position... that is why I choose to write the second position - I think it is easier for the reader - no guessng
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> So based on Adam's most recent writing, I have included my suggestion:
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>> On Aug 8, 2019, at 10:30 AM, Adam Frost <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
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>> Here’s another question. ;-)
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>> I have been struggling with spelling BOTH. Looking in SignPuddle, I found a couple of spellings. The first is from “cw”, and the second was copied from SignWriter Java.
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>> In 2013, I rewrote these two. Looking at it now, I don’t think it is very readable, although it is more compact.
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>> I just now decided to rewrite it now. I know it uses another advance symbol, but is it readable if you know what the symbols mean?
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