wrist flex versus rotation

Adam Frost icemandeaf at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 6 20:28:26 UTC 2007

No worries. Sometimes we need to refresh our memory because we forget. Nothing to do with being a good teacher or not. That is just human nature. We forget things. (But not I. Ok. I know. I lie. SMILE.)


-----Original Message-----
From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>

Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 13:17:43 
To:sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
Subject: Re: [sw-l] wrist flex versus rotation

On Jul 6, 2007, at 12:52 PM, Adam Frost wrote:
> Oh! That make sense. Why didn't you say so in the first place? :-P
> Adam

I guess I am not a very good teacher. Sorry.

There have been so many chapters written about Rotation Symbols and  
Wrist Flexes in our current books, that it seems amazing to me that I  
still cannot explain this properly...but apparently I can't ;-))

I mis-spoke before. The line in the Flex symbol is not the forearm  
but is the axis that is cutting the wrist, as it says in the Lessons  
in SignWriting textbook:

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