Hearing That Pesky ‘S’

Heard any good s’s lately? A person with hearing loss goes into a bar and asks, “What’s on tap?” The bartender replies, “I’ll tell ya.” They look at each other for a long moment, and finally the patron prompts, ‘So?” The bartender raises his eyebrows and replies, “So…what?” “So, don’t just say I’ll tell ya…

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How to Serve Diners with Hearing Loss

“Hi, I’m Chelsea. Welcome to the Cacophony Café. I’d like to tell you about our specials tonight.” Our group of six is seated at a round table. This is a good thing, because it’s easy to see everyone. The restaurant is dark-ish and the noise is rising by the moment. This is not a good…

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