Last week I made a couple deaf memes –
…and Mikey liked this one (- he used to call my hearing aids my “chastity belt”)
These ones I found around the internet – I think they are pretty great too:
I am pretty sure my voicemail message does say that.
Oh yeah, baby. Remember the Chinese people talking in old movies? Smile, nod, nod smile? That’s me all right. One of the things I loved about actually speaking Chinese and Japanese? Both languages have verbal question marks. All I had to do was pay attention to the end – and if I heard a “ma” or a “ka”, ask for a repeat. Preferably, a written repeat.
Cross off “nerd girl” – let’s just call it “deaf girl”
And a swift little finale for all you cat-lovers out there:
Know of any other ones? Share!
Meriah Nichols is a counselor. Solo mom to 3 (one with Down syndrome, one on the spectrum). Deaf, and neurodiverse herself, she’s a gardening nerd who loves cats, Star Trek, and takes her coffee hot and black.