Posts tagged ‘sign language’

April 14, 2018

Deaf Dog Learns Sign Language

by duncanr

A ten-month-old deaf Staffordshire puppy Ivor had a rough start in life. Due to his disability, he was abandoned by 5 families before even reaching the RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

fortunately for Ivor, he has been given a new home by Ellie Bromilow, who has taught the little fellow commands using sign language

full story, and more pics here

December 7, 2015

Santa Signs for Deaf Girl

by duncanr

Santa Claus was talking to a wee girl at the Cleveland Shopping Centre in Middlesborough when he realised the girl couldn’t hear him

March 11, 2015

Hearing Hands

by duncanr

December 15, 2013

Sign Language Like Wot it Ought to Be

by duncanr

Undoubtedly, ┬áthe death of Nelson Mandela has dominated the news this past week. While a sad occasion, it was not without some humorous incidents – not least, the chancer who flapped his arms around pretending to be interpreting events for the deaf – (see Bad Signs)

If you want to see what ‘real’ signing looks like, watch this video

5 yr old Claire Koch’s┬áparents are both deaf – but she makes sure they enjoy the school concert by ‘signing’ the xmas songs for them

December 11, 2013

Bad Signs

by duncanr

The news that political leaders from around the world would be gathered together in the one place to attend the memorial Service for Nelson Mandela must have given many terrorist organisations wet dreams.

One imagines that tight security measures would have been in place to safeguard those leaders from the risk of any terrorist attack.

I suspect, then, that someone is going to get their arse kicked for allowing this to happen !

More here –

September 2, 2012

Witnesses Warn Deaf Wankers

by duncanr

Jehova Witnesses warn deaf to to stop masturbating. The Lord sees everything and he’s watching you, you dirty wee buggers !

August 2, 2012

Animal vs Human Intelligence

by duncanr

In our conceit, we like to think that we are superior to other animals because of our higher intelligence. That we are deluding ourselves in this regard is evidenced by this clip showing a primate at a Welsh Zoo trying to convey to a naked primate of inferior intellect – through sign language – that he would very much appreciate it if the human would pass him some of those very nice biscuits on the other side of the glass, only to have the chump misconstrue his signs as a request to help him escape