AW: AW: AW: Cooling Down Dance by Suzanne Pach

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Sep 6 22:31:24 UTC 2010

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September 6, 2010

Smile - forget the arrows for one moment and only look at the right hand, which is white palm so that it means it is facing us and the red color tells us it is the right hand...but the thumb is on the wrong side - how can you have the thumb of the right hand on the left side when the palm is facing us?

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On Sep 6, 2010, at 3:23 PM, Stefan W?hrmann wrote:

> Hi Val, 
> this is interesting - I thought about this problem myself and I hesitate to
> read this sequence fluently -
> On the other hand - well the arrows are meant as if they push the hand. This
> is not the way we usually use them - but once you understand the style of
> the scribe it is possible to understand .. . 
> Stefan ;-) 
> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages
> [mailto:SW-L at LISTSERV.VALENCIACC.EDU] Im Auftrag von Valerie Sutton
> Gesendet: Montag, 6. September 2010 23:56
> Betreff: Re: AW: AW: Cooling Down Dance by Suzanne Pach
> SignWriting List
> September 6, 2010
> On Sep 6, 2010, at 2:41 PM, Suzanne pach wrote:
>> I have improved the document. See attachment...
>> I also changed the colours round, that was Maureens idea,
>> since it is probably easier to remember that Red is
>> Right... Suzanne
> Hello Suzanne!
> This is a very beautiful document and I know I will be using it to teach the
> General Arrowhead - and thank you for making the changes that you made -
> they made it much better. Thank you too to Stefan for all the beautiful
> suggestions and inspirations too...
> I have one question about this last sequence - if the Right hand is now red,
> shouldn't the thumb of the right hand (the red symbol) be flopped if we are
> looking at the palm of the hand, when the hands are crossing in front of the
> face?

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