[sw-l] Spelling of ASL Wallet (retry #3)

Stuart Thiessen sw at PASSITONSERVICES.ORG
Mon Jun 13 02:45:01 UTC 2005

If you open a 2 fold wallet, it tends to open like that ... if you
imagine the flat hands as the wallet itself, first folded and then
opened up. That is the movement.  It seems I am describing it


On Jun 12, 2005, at 21:16, Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> June 12, 2005
> Hello Stuart and Everyone!
> Success. This is the third time that Stuart has tried to post a
> message to the SW List and it bounced twice. We learned that the word
> HELP in the subject line, can confuse the software that runs the
> List...apparently the word Help is used to get certain commands for
> other things...so when Stuart changed the name of the subjec, taking
> the word Help away from the title, it posted immediately ;-)
> Now to your question, Stuart...
>> Stuart Thiessen wrote:
>> Hi! I am trying to write the sign WALLET. I have the start position
>> and movement, but I am unsure how to select the end position. It is
>> the flat hand at a 45 degree angle, like house  but on the floor
>> plane.  Does this look like a good spelling?    It is really a hinge
>> type movement simulating the opening of a 2-fold wallet.
> <image.png>
> Hmmmm....This is a new sign for me...This is what you wrote:
> 1. The two hands touch palm to palm pointing forward, parallel to the
> floor.
> 2. They separate and move in a curve side and forward.
> 3. They finish touching tip to tip, still parallel to the floor...at a
> diagonal to each other
> Is that what you wanted? how does that look like a wallet?
> Val ;-)

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