Contact symbol put where? :-)

Adam Frost icemandeaf at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 1 01:41:55 UTC 2007

That is exactly how I would have written them. :-)



-----Original Message-----
From: "Valerie Sutton" <signwriting at MAC.COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 18:37:54 
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Subject: Re: [sw-l] Contact symbol put where? :-)

SignWriting List
April 30, 2007

On Apr 30, 2007, at 6:23 PM, Adam Frost wrote:
> My personal general rule for contact placing (could be entirely  
> wrong but for what it's worth) is that the handshape that is doing  
> the contact has the contact symbol on the opposite side of the  
> contact. So if you look at both Stuart's and Cindy's sign name, you  
> see that the double touch is opposite of the actual contact  
> (releative of course).

This is interesting, Adam. So following your idea above, then these  
two signs are written correctly below?

How would you write contact on the cheek directly side with the fist?

Val ;-)

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