POINTING FINGER AT FOOD THROUGH GLASS COUNTER
You go to a butcher shop, and you tell the
butcher the meat you want by pointing the
finger on the glass towards the meat.
Most butchers can follow it and give you
the correct meat,
But there are a few butchers that cannot
follow the finger pointing!
It is frustrating.
BAD HABIT AT DEAF PARTY
You attend a deaf party at a friend’s house.
And then you leave the party, saying farewell
to your friends.
But you are still on the street in front
of friend’s house still chatting for a long
13 PEOPLE AT A DEAF CLUB EVENT
In a small town, 13 people showed up at a
deaf club event.
The club officers were thrilled, saying
it is a big attendance.
But if it was in a big city, then 13
people showing up would be a big disappointment!
HEARING PERSON HATES DEAF SUPERVISOR
Why do many hearing employees hate to
be supervised by a deaf supervisor?
They like the deaf person as a social
friend – yet when that same deaf person
is a supervisor, these hearing people
get angry about it.
A NEWSPAPER HEADLINE
A newspaper headline said:
4-year old is permanently deaf
Permanently deaf? Why use the word permanent?
Are hearing people permanently hearing?
Permanetly deaf can function as hearing
person. Permanently hearing can beoome deaf
but still function as a hearing person!
So, permanently is the wrong word.
NO ONE TELLS OTHER ABOUT A DEAF GUEST IN HOTEL
Hotels have three 8-hour shifts per day.
The morning shift knows that one hotel guest
is deaf. but when the morning shift people go
home, no one tells the second (and third)
shifts about that deaf guest.
The deaf guest has problems with something
in the hotel room, but the second shift also
has problems with communications.
It happens often everywhere!
DOG IN HOTEL LOBBY
You travel with your dog and stop at a hotel
that is dog-friendly.
While your room is being cleaned, you take
your dog to the hotel lobby and sit down.
Many hearing people come to you and tell
you the dog is cute and ask you questions.
It makes you feel uncomfortable.
DEAF-FRIENDLY OR DEAF-UNFRIENDLY
You go to a bank to discuss a banking
transaction. The desk woman is very
deaf-friendly – but she writes back and
forth so many notes. It takes all
morning and you are still confused as to
what she is trying to tell you.
You go to another bank, and the different
desk woman is deaf-unfriendly – but she
uses few simple gestures – and you fully
understand everything! And it only takes
Which is best – deaf-friendly or