Sign languages

Michael Everson everson at
Sun Feb 26 18:10:32 CET 2006

At 12:11 +0100 2006-02-21, Kent Karlsson wrote:

>I have no idea at all what "signed spoken language" is supposed to be.
>Do you mean "signed written language" [...] i.e. the word(s)
>spelled out using letter signs?

Well, finger-spelling *is* English. The ISL and ASL fingerspelling 
alphabets are almost identical, and words are spelt out 
letter-by-letter. The BSL fingerspelling alphabet is completely 
different from the other alphabets, though.
Michael Everson *

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