Elderly Deaf Philadelphians
 
Janie C: Difficulties Adjusting to New Signs

Title

Janie C: Difficulties Adjusting to New Signs

Date of this Version

10-31-2015

Description

Philadelphia Signs Project video with participant discussing her difficulties adjusting to new signs.

Comments

“My grandson signs a little differently. [I see the signs] and I know they’re new. [I] Accept [their use]. I see the new signs and ask ‘What’s that?’ He explains to me, and then I’m clear. How awful [the signs] are”

Keywords

Philadelphia Signs Project, sociolinguistics, deaf, sign language, American Sign Language, ASL, regional variation

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Janie C: Difficulties Adjusting to New Signs

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