Ad for the hearing impaired: read our lips

New Zealand’s National Foundation for the Deaf offers some tips for speaking to the hearing impaired in this nicely crafted commercial. (Don’t be an idiot and shout, for example.) In other deaf news: Ever wondered if you could curse in sign language? And here’s a story about how signers give people “sign names,” which are faster to say than spelling out their proper names.

—Posted by Tim Nudd