[Sw-l] Presentation 50 James Shepard-Kegl

Ingvild Roald iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 24 15:58:22 UTC 2015


Really really enjoyable presentation, thank you!

Ingvild 


Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:44:24 +0200
From: stefanwoehrmann at GOOGLEMAIL.COM
Subject: Presentation 50 James Shepard-Kegl
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Hi Valerie and friends, 

 

I am following Prensentation 50 ..and it is such a
pleasure. It is so interesting the way he explains his ideas! 

 

Well ..please send my greetings to James. He has been
of great influence in my personal history to develop decent SignWriting skills.
And in the past we have had some kind of exchange on the sw-list forum. 

 

Ha ... one of his suggestions that still are on my
mind is expressed in this message from 1999...can you believe! 

 

 

(I copied his mail to the sw-list forum from 1999 (!!!!) 
 just for fun.) 

 

So without him and his work in Naicaragua I definitely
would not teach my deaf students the way I do today. 

 

 

All best and keep on with your excellent Symposium
2015 

 

 

...

http://signwriting.org/forums/swlist/archive2/message/1719.html

 

 


 
  
  From:  "Judy A. Kegl"
  

  Date: 
  Thu Jul 22, 1999  2:34 pm

  Subject:  Re: Writing Name
  Signs
  
 
 
  
  
   
    
     
    
   
  
  

  A suggestion for whatever its worth...

  In Nicaragua,
  we found it useful to designate proper nouns (name signs for

  people, cities, etc.) by underlining the sign. Hence, we are able to

  distinguish nina (little girl) from Nina (one of Columbus' ships) without

  getting confused.

  

  In english, for example, John likes loody vs. John likes Loody. In the

  first case, I would guess loody to be perhaps a food. Anyway, I would

  expect to find "loody" in a dictionary. In the second case, I would
  assume

  Loody to be a person, and I wouldn't bother looking up the meaning in a

  dictionary. So, we found it useful to use underlining since we can't

  capitalize.

  

  -- James
  
 


 

 

.....

 

 

All best Stefan 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Betreff: Watch Today!

 

Watch today!

http://www.signwriting.org/symposium/2015/Google_Hangouts.html

 

James Shepard-Kegl is presenting in 5 minutes ;-)

 

Presentation 50!!

 

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