Basic calendar and clock in SignWriting

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Tue May 22 17:51:57 UTC 2007

> Right, that is how digit are done is English, but numbers are  
> completely different in ASL. The best way to explain it is an ASL  
> "digit" goes from 0 to 99, not 0 to 9 as in English. So I am using  
> the computer clock to get the time and getting the two English  
> digits for one ASL digit. Also, I only see deaf/Deafies sign the  
> year as two thousand seven or twenty zero seven, respectively.  
> (Deafies are considered more ASL because they follow the ASL digit  
> rule when rendering numbers). I never see anyone but hearies who  
> will render numbers as single digits from 0-9. I guess it's a ASL/ 
> Deaf brain thing. LOL. Adam

So Deaf people do not sign 2006 in either of these two ways attached?

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