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Welcome to the [community profile] signlanguage friending meme!



The rules are quite simple - if you're looking for friends, someone to practise sign with or just want to say hello, fill out the questions below (the ones you're comfortable answering, of course). It's a great way to get to know people :)


1. Hi! What's your name?:
2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?
3. Whereabouts do you live?:
4. What sign language are you studying?:
5. How long have you been signing?:
6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?:
7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:
8. What do you like the most about sign language?:
9. What's your favourite sign?:
10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?:
11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?:
12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:


And finally ...

13. Anything else you'd like to share?:

Date: 2012-08-13 06:33 pm (UTC)
silverhare: drawing of a grey hare (pagan - ostara)
From: [personal profile] silverhare
1. Hi! What's your name?:

My name's Hare

2. Are you D/deaf or hearing?

I'm hearing

3. Whereabouts do you live?:

I live on the south coast of England

4. What sign language are you studying?:

British Sign Language

5. How long have you been signing?:

Five years

6. Do you take classes, or teach yourself?:

Both. I was taught up to level two, and I keep myself up to speed with more signing.

7. Do you get to use sign in day-to-day life?:

No. I was working with a Deaf person but I lost that job.

8. What do you like the most about sign language?:

It feels a bit more intuitive than spoken language.

9. What's your favourite sign?:

I like signs that combine meanings of other signs, like one of the variants for INTERVIEW combines QUESTION and PERSON.

10. Outside of sign language, what other hobbies do you have? Any fandoms?:

Doctor Who, Terry Pratchett...

11. Are you looking for other friends on DW/someone to practise sign with?:

Not really, no.

12. If so, is there anything they should know upfront?:


N/A

13. Anything else you'd like to share?:

I wrote my dissertation on British Sign Language.

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