> --- In email@example.com, "Peter T. Daniels" <grammatim@...>
> > How do you mutate "That is child abuse" into "You are a child
> The sentences were often constructed "if you ... that is child
> Since I had indicated support for the specific quote that was
> referred to, I was definitely implicated. No mutation was necessary
> to understand these words as directed at me. This kind of language is
You (personal) are not familiar with the second person indefinite?
"If you get drunk and drive your car, you're in serious trouble." I can
say that to you (personal) even if I know you're strictly teetotal.
> I don't actually have a single strong point of view. However, I had
> thought that a forum was a place to discuss a variety of ideas. IUn
> browsing the internet, I have found that the forum alldeaf.com is a
> civil place where deaf people from diverse backgrounds feel free to
> share their experiences and opinions, including both oral and signing
> upbringings. They do so in an open fashion without resorting to name-
> calling. It is regrettable that we could not have heard diverse
> opinions here.
This is a forum for discussing writing systems. Discussion of depriving
deaf children of language was not on topic in the first place -- the
window was opened by someone's false claim that ASL is "partly based on
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