<DIV>The first one's better, as it is unambiguous that they are going away at the same time. Reading the back and forth arrows, they are definitely going in opposite directions.</DIV>
<DIV><BR><BR><B><I>Ingvild Roald <iroald@HOTMAIL.COM></I></B> wrote:</DIV>
<BLOCKQUOTE class=replbq style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff 2px solid">Hm...<BR><BR>I read the right sign (the one from Northern Ireland) as the two hands doing <BR>oposite movements (left hand going diagonally up while right hand is is <BR>going diagoanlly down, and vice versa)<BR><BR><BR>Ingvild<BR><BR>ps: the sign we were shown in Maastricht had one straight up movement, both <BR>hands at the same time<BR><BR><BR><BR><BR>>From: "Valerie Sutton" <SUTTON@SIGNWRITING.ORG><BR>>Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org<BR>>To: email@example.com<BR>>Subject: Re: [sw-l] Sign for Tokyo<BR>>Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 07:57:30 -0700<BR>><BR>>SignWriting List<BR>>August 11, 2005<BR>><BR>>>Shane Ó hEorpa from Northern Ireland wrote:<BR>>>That’s my sign for Tokyo – a bit of a deviation u may notice!<BR>><BR>>Hello Shane and Midori!<BR>>THANK YOU, Shane, for posting some SignWriting. You have made !
very <BR>>happy!<BR>><BR>>And now I want to ask you both...Which sign is more accurate? The one on <BR>>the left, is writing movement twice up-diagonally, but the emphasis is on <BR>>the up-up. The sign on the right is writing the same movement, but instead <BR>>the emphasis is even...up-down-up...<BR>><BR>>Left sign...up-up<BR>>Right sign...up-down-up<BR>><BR>>A different feeling to the movement...I would actually pronounce (produce) <BR>>them differently...<BR>><BR>><BR>><BR>><BR>>￼<BR><BR></BLOCKQUOTE>