--- In qalam@yahoogroups.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

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.

Suzanne McCarthy