Birthday Songs in ASL?

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Feb 26 02:17:35 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
February 25, 2004

Yes, Adam! I know you are busy, and there is no rush, but at some point
I would like to see it, so please post the "ASL version of Happy
Birthday"...Thank you!!!

Although I know this was not any of our intentions, this actually could
become a very interesting little paper on how SignWriting can write
both ASL and Signed-English...and that both have value at different
times... Val ;-)


On Feb 25, 2004, at 6:01 PM, Adam Frost wrote:

> Stefan and List,
> You are right that most Deaf wouldn't really care if the song was
> signed in
> English word order. You are also right in that ASL is a lot like
> German in
> that they just use the Engish way to "sing" happy birthday.
> Do you (the List) still want me to give you a sample of the song in
> ASL,
> even if it would never really be used?
> -Adam
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