Merry Christmas!

GerardM gerard.meijssen at GMAIL.COM
Thu Dec 20 22:38:06 UTC 2007


Hoi,
Well I have taken the opportunity and wish the people that read my blog ....
:)
Thanks,
    Gerard

http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2007/12/great-christmas-card.html

On Dec 20, 2007 11:22 PM, Stefan Wöhrmann <
stefanwoehrmann at gebaerdenschrift.de> wrote:

> Hi Chris, Valerie and friends,
>
> thank you for your kind feedback ...
>
> and Chris ... of couse you can use the cards to spread the message about
> this invention - now we can write any SignLanguage of the world -
> the old myth that SL are languages without a written form is still to be
> read in several publications ... I cannot understand.
>
> I love these greetingscards to express feelings of solidarity and
> friendship. In the long run it should be possible to build a collection
> with
> SignWriting messages for all possible events - just as we know from Spoken
> languages -
>
> The card you mention says : I whish you a Merry Christmas - Stefan (my
> sign
> name)
>
> All the best
>
> Stefan ;.)
>
> The attached card says : This is a beautiful day - (ASL)
>
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: sw-l-bounces at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> [mailto:sw-l-bounces at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] Im Auftrag von Chris Cox
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 20. Dezember 2007 22:17
> An: 'SignWriting List'
> Betreff: RE: [sw-l] Merry Christmas!
>
> Hi Val (and Stefan),
>
> Just in case you are still around in the run up to the festivities, my
> apologies to you and Stefan but I have not had the time recently to visit
> as
> much of the available material as I should have done. As you say the visit
> to the German site has been another eye opener for me
>
> On the other hand, just before you wrote I did find a wealth of
> information
> about Stefan's many activities on the general Internet so I had already
> begun to understand the extent of my most recent gaff :-)
>
> Can I ask Stefan? can I pass on the card to others with suitable
> attribution
> to its author please? but also it would be nice if I could provide a
> translation of the actual message in English please - I think it is a
> wonderful advertisement.
>
> Val, thank you so much for so many detailed explanations - I will
> certainly
> provide a snapshot of the intentions of our project early in January and
> any
> progress that we might have achieved by mid/end January.
>
> All the best
>
> Chris
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valerie Sutton [mailto:dac at signwriting.org]
> Sent: 20 December 2007 00:31
> To: List SignWriting
> Cc: Chris Cox
> Subject: Re: [sw-l] Merry Christmas!
>
> SignWriting List
> December 19, 2007
>
> On Dec 17, 2007, at 9:45 PM, Chris Cox wrote:
> > As the new hearing non signing - non SW member of the list who is
> > trying to
> > recruit signing people to the cause in the UK, can I have a
> > translation into
> > English please?
> >
> > Can I then borrow the card (with attribution to your authorship,
> > Stefan) and
> > its message to give people a real flavour of the power of SW in such a
> > fundamental situation?
> >
> > Can I ask where you are resident please Stefan i.e. is this written
> > in ASL?
> >
> > I am afraid I am also incompetent at creating artwork so please
> > accept my
> > wish to all for a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year :-)
> >
> > Chris
>
>
> Hello Chris!
> Welcome to the SignWriting List.
>
> Perhaps you might tell the SignWriting List about your project? Many
> of our SW List members are signers and signwriters, and so they are
> people who can give you a different perspective....
>
> So feel free to introduce us to the WLDC SW Project...maybe in
> January, 2008? Then we will be able to focus after the holidays.
>
> Now...to answer your questions...
>
> Stefan Woehrmann is a teacher of Deaf students at the Osnabruck School
> for the Deaf in Germany. Have you visited Stefan's web site?
>
> Stefan's Web Site on SignWriting
> http://www.gebaerdenschrift.de/
>
> and also visit:
>
> SignWriting in Germany
> http://www.signwriting.org/germany/germany.html
>
> I assumed that you had already visited Stefan's site and knew about
> the wonderful work being done in Germany with Deaf children!
>
> ENJOY!
>
> Val ;-)
>
>
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