“HOW CAN YOU HEAR THE TV SO LOW?”

Sometimes I think I have a hearing problem (but I really don’t – I can hear just fine, especially when I don’t want to). I am so visually oriented that I find it hard to listen to audio books and I always watch movies with subtitles or closed-captioning on. When someone tells me something, I often have to see the words spelled out in my head. I often look at people’s mouths when they talk, and if I am not looking at their mouth, or not looking at them directly, I occasionally seem to not be able to hear them, or catch words. Sometimes when I hear people talking, I think they aren’t speaking in English. But they are. But then again, sometimes when I accidently switch to the Spanish channel (I suck at foreign languages, so I don’t know Spanish), I will listen to it for a minute, and not realize it is not English.

A sign of aging or falling out of that tree 45 years ago really did knock a screw loose?

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Jennifer says:

    Huh what!!!!

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  2. Lynn Vandergriff says:

    Wow! I thought I was the only one who had to look at people’s mouths when then spoke so I wouldn’t miss anything. It feels rude but not as rude as saying “what?” all the time. :)

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