POSTED ON JUL 19, 2013 IN ASL, FLANNERY


Never Do or Say These Things



photo source: Mark Mulligan
Girl signing “no.” photo source: Mark Mulligan

1.  Don’t shout.  They can’t hear, right?  So why would you speaking louder make them suddenly be able to hear?

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2.  Don’t over-enunciate or speak slower.  ”Helllloooo, mmyyyy naaaaammme iiiiisssss Iiiiidiiioooot.”  Nice to meet you idiot.

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3.  Don’t talk to the interpreter or hearing person that may be with them.  ”What’s your friend’s name?”  My reply, “how about you ask them yourself?” “Tell them my name is Rude-Face.” Consider it done.

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