Maybe we can trade, I teach you TSL(Texas Sign Language - much better than ASL - Cussing is funnier in TSL), and you help me learn Ukrainian or the basics of Russian. I am hoping to visit in the years ahead and it would be great to have a basis for communication.
ASL is a language all by itself, it's not English spoken with signs, anymore than BSL is. it's as unique as that thing growing on @authentic 's shoulders. I once heard someone say that signed English is like school ASL, or when translators are first learning and try to sign English...

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