[sw-l] BELGIUM: 2 new flag-icons

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Dec 13 15:59:55 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
December 13, 2004

Kasterlinden Bilinguaal School in Belgium wrote:
> I worked with the kids in the signpuddle today. We saw that a lot of
> changes were made. Looks great!! ;) A Flemish flag, yes yes! The
> children asked me were Belgium disappeared to ;)

Hello List, and Kathleen and Flemish children!

Ha! yes. I did as you suggested, Kathleen, and divided Belgium into the
two Sign Language regions, Flemish and Walloon. Please see attached
diagram for the icons for the two areas...I hope this is what you
wanted? The Walloon dictionary does not go anywhere right now if you
click on the icon, but in time it will...And I used the sign for
Belgium for the Walloon dictionary until I find out what their sign is
for their regional area of Belgium...

Plus...Kathleen...did I choose the correct sign for Flanders? Notice
how following the SignSpelling rules, the arrow is underneath the first
handshape. I can explain that rule again, if you need it for your

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