Humor and stories for interpreters: Deaf people in cartoons.

David Bar-Tzur

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Progress? Deaf person reads price on old-fashioned register. Next box, deaf person can't read the modern style register.

Man at bus stop scares deaf man who doesn't see him at first. When the deaf man gestures he can't hear, the other man goes around to his other side to talk in that ear.

Deaf man gets frustrated watching a TV show with no captioning. He picks up a newspaper to read and misses the printed warning of a coming tornado.

Deaf man watchs a movie with hearing people. They laugh when the characters talk, but the deaf man, who can't understand what is being said, laughs when there is slapstick. The hearing audience glares at him.

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