Ingvild Roald ingvild.roald at STATPED.NO
Mon Aug 26 14:00:59 UTC 2002

Dear Valerie,

thank you for your promt answer. Maybe I should be ashamed for not
remebering - but I think there are more people than me that would need
this answer.

And thank you for always working so hard to improve the tools for writing
the signed languages - you are amazing - and yes, things always takes a
little longer.

Take care of yourself,


>SignWriting List
>August 26, 2002
>Hello Ingvild and Everyone!
>Thank you for your technical question. You will find a page on the
>web that shows the movement of of the fingers in the sign for
>"scissors"....Scroll down to the bottom of this web page:
>Finger Movement for Scissors (at bottom of page)
>I will in time incorporate that into the searchable "Lessons In
>SignWriting Database"...all of the technical issues that are at
>present only posted on the web will be incorporated into the
>database, plus other writing rules that developed over 27 years that
>have never been officially incorporated into a textbook.
>I am working on finalizing the internal ID numbers of our symbols
>right now, so that SignBank will sort by Sign-Symbol-Sequence in a
>clean and easy-to-understand fashion - As always, it is taking a
>little bit longer than expected....but I am making progress. I hope
>all of you are busy and happy too!
>Val ;-)
>>I'm trying to write a bit, and cannot find a way to write 'scissors'
>>(finger movement to the side, not bending).
>>I do think this question has been answered before, but I cannot find it
>>the archives.
>>It is not in Valrie's new book, nor in the Spanish one.
>>Please help,

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