scouts-l Mail Archive for September of 2000: Re: SCOUTS-L Digest - 28 Aug 2000 to 29 Aug 2000 (#2000-235)
Grant O'Neil (grant@ONEIL.COM.AU
Wed Aug 30 2000 - 21:35:28 CDT
At 12:01 AM 30/08/00 -0500, you wrote:
>(BTW, before someone climbs my case, by inappropriate I do not mean
>anything sexual. A friend who did NOT sign had a nervous habit of
>stroking her jaw; it registered with me, but I was hearing her voice and
>it didn't "click". It definitely "clicked" with our deaf buddies though,
>and thereafter, all I had to do to indicate "unimportant, ignore" was
>stroke my jaw -- and NO that's NOT the meaning of that sign! Brownie
>points for knowing what it does mean, though).
Okay, I'll bite - what does it mean? Ameslan is different to Australian
sign language, so even if I knew more sign language than how to sign the
alphabet (I don't) I'd probably still be none the wiser.
Hmmm - makes me wonder what peculiar messages I may be sending to hearing
impared people inadvertently...
"Rikki" Grant O'Neil _r| Ll\
District Cub Scout Leader | |_|__\
Swan Valley District => \ |_|_ /
Western Australia ~~ `_'