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Old 21.04.2015, 19:03
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Re: Swiss German & Swiss French Sign Language

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Harsh. It seemed a reasonable question; he wasn't trying to dictate to anybody.
No no ... sorry if it came out that way. I was in the midst of a chat with a client.

What I meant was that in DEAF-WORLD (a term of art among the deaf community, all caps) there is a certain -- dare I call it a hostility or exclusiveness -- towards the outside.

But I am interested from the standpoint of linguistics. In other words, science. So I should be neutral and offend nobody!

I only came on the site to ask a question; there are so many people monitoring who have something to impart. I would regret it greatly if anybody thought I was ungrateful or flaming.
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