Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'humour'

Depressant Drug For The Annoyingly Cheerful

This isn't strictly a deaf related post, but it has an underlying point. One around what society classes as "normal", and how it strives to perhaps push towards medicalisation of those people who fall outside that category. To pull them...

As Seen on Twitter #1

Taxi just took me past a sign that said "Merseyside centre for deaf p op es" lolz at lost letters. Source: babygeek310 Seen something amusing, outrageous, or else on Twitter that might be of interest? Drop us a comment....

Private Eye Cartoon

Private Eye, 12-25 December 2008 (Page 9) carried a cartoon featuring an in-vision interpreter on his cigarette break: Elsewhere: Communications Act 2003 and s.303 Ofcom: Signing on television is changing Ofcom: Statement - Television Channels Required to Provide Television Access...

Royal National Institute of Hearing: Imagine a World Without Money

A new website by the Royal National Institute of Hearing (RNIH) has been launched. Its theme, "Imagine a World Without Money". Ask the Readers: What do you think? Throw us your thoughts in the comments. See also: The Sickness of...

Channel 4 Balls of Steel: Deaf TV with Miss Lee & Mark Nelson

Last Friday Mark Nelson appeared on Channel 4's Balls of Steel: Don't watch it if you're easily offended! A transcript appears in the extended entry of this post, with thanks to Claire from Team HaDo....

b3ta: Car logos for the deaf

b3ta.com, a time wasting Friday afternoon site, recently published on its boards "Car logos for the deaf" Petrolheads, how many do you recognise? via JK - thanks!...

Two Things To Read Today

We all know how long Friday afternoons can be sometimes. So, if you want something to read, why not try TigerDeafie, Dr Steven Emery's cool new blog. Nice photo, Steve! Or you can always have a laugh over the uproar...

What is going on?!

What I'd like to know is which bright spark at the RNId came up with the downright offensive idea for an Ear of the Year* competition?! "Ears are beautiful and amazing things and we think they have been neglected for...

Voicing over BSL, by a monolinguist

Yesterday I blogged about subtitling the hard of hearing way. Adam Buxton also produced a voice over for a BSL/English Interpreter, as he understood it (not understanding BSL): Deafies won't get the voice over, so a friend has transcribed it...

Songs of Praise, subtitled the hard of hearing way

Adam Buxton subtitled a hymn as it sounds or looks to the hard of hearing: Hearies seem to think its funny judging by the comments, and probably a good way to get a point across via humour. What hymn is...

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