punctuation question

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Mar 9 22:25:24 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...

Here is some information about Time...the amount of space between two  
lines is showing the amount of Time...so a single Hyphen might be  
best in your case above, or possibly parentheses, which are used in  
spoken languages to discuss an afterthought...

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