punctuation question

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Mar 9 21:56:07 UTC 2006

SignWriting List
March 9, 2006

On Mar 9, 2006, at 1:12 PM, eghoffma at UMICH.EDU wrote:
> I was looking over the available punctuation and was wondering - is  
> there any way to show that the pause between the end of one  
> sentence and the beginning of the next is shorter than is normal?  
> The utterance in question has the signer jumping back in very  
> quickly after ending a statement to clarify something he'd just  
> said. I guess a written English equivalent might be a dash? If  
> there's no SW symbol I can make note of it in some other way, but I  
> thought I'd ask...

Erika and Everyone...
Here is a listing of the detailed punctuation symbols...Most people  
do not write with all of these (smile)... The comma and period and  
the occasional colon, question mark and hypen are the most used...

Next message, I will explain how you could write what you describe  

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