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DeafDigest – 25 September 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – September 25, 2018


— a common football penalty has a commercial sponsor

in football, if you jump offside, it ia five-yard
penalty. In the Alaska Football League (semi-pro),
this offside penalty is sponsored by the Accurate
Hearing Systems. It is a state-wide hearing aid
hearing aid dealer. Not sure what this sponsorship
is supposed to mean? Does the sponsor give the
league some money for each offsides penalty or
the Public Announcement says:

This is Accurate Hearing Systems offsides penalty


— movie director does not know the difference in ASL

The director of the movie, “The Silence” which
involves a fake-deaf actress, said the actress
signs perfectly and knows how to act as a deaf
person. His comment drew scathing criticism
from deaf celebrities Marlee Matlin and Nyle
DiMarco. Did the director think gesturing
is the same as ASL?


— so amazing for the deaf to ride motorcycles

We have many deaf motorcyclists in USA.
There is a web site about them. Well, in
Indonesia, a newspaper ran this headline:

Deaf bikers defy odds on Jakarta streets

This implies hearing people of Indonesia
are shocked that a deaf person can operate
a motorcycle!



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— unbelievable incident at a deaf school

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