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Speed Bump by Dave Coverly for September 18, 2019

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    Bryan Farht  over 2 years ago

    He just can’t hear “no”.

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    wiatr Premium Member over 2 years ago

    Uh oh, I think you lost him.

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    flemmingo  over 2 years ago

    Audiologist told me that I do not hear my wife because I cannot hear certain tones plus she talks quietly.

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    Concretionist  over 2 years ago

    I am getting hard of hearing, but I’ve noticed that my wife almost always:

    Talks while she’s looking away

    With the TV on in the same room

    And starts out pianissimo, raising her voice to my threshold of hearing in the middle, and then falling away again, so I hear: “mmmblrmbl Dishes in the flrimmlell.” … and when I say “What?” she replies: “THE DISHES.”

    When I try to discuss this with her, either she cannot hear me, or it’s somehow my fault. Or both.

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    WoodstockJack  over 2 years ago

    I used to live a few hundred feet from a railroad track. After a coupled of weeks, I could sleep through the 3 a.m. freight, while guests would tell me in the morning that they had been frightened awake by the awful ruckuss.

    If you live with an incessant noise, soon your ear will “learn” to tune it out. Like becoming nose-blind to a persistent paper mill stink (I’m looking at you, Union Camp Savannah!), it is a matter of learning to live with those things you can’t change.

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    khmo  over 2 years ago

    They should really do this. My test and aids work well with deep voices but I have trouble understanding my wife.

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    Caught Sleeping  over 2 years ago

    She’s just checking his selective hearing…

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    Zebrastripes  over 2 years ago

    On the count of three…..ready? Make sure your strapped in tight…..one, two…..

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    Zen-of-Zinfandel  over 2 years ago

    You lost him at “pings” , he’s focused on golfing.

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    claudia.sawyer  over 2 years ago

    I had an ex in-law like that. When we were in the car and I was giving directions, my ex had to repeat everything so he would respond.

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    exness Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I had to go to a hearing test with my husband and they asked me to say a list of words, the the hubby was to repeat. I say cat, he says feet. By about the third word I was laughing so hard I could barely speak.

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    gladimadad  over 2 years ago

    Suddenly the “Pings” sound shrill and annoying.

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    Kirk Barnes Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I was getting my Hearing tested at Bass Pro (That’s another story…), because I was having trouble hearing my wife, and the guy told me I had hearing loss, and it was in the same register as skill saws and Industrial machinery. MY wife asks if he was saying she sounded like a skill saw shrieking… (BTW, a follow-up with a medical audiologists confirmed no hearing loss. Unfortunately, my wife now knows I’ve been ignoring her for the last 10 years. Never remove your excuse. NEVER!)

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    WCraft Premium Member over 2 years ago

    For some reason I can’t see the print on today’s cartoon…

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    Jim G Premium Member over 2 years ago

    I don’t like the sound of that.

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    MichaelMcGinnis1  over 2 years ago

    Huh! Nope. Can’t hear a thing.

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