The Weekend Selection: This week’s top stories

Posted on May 25, 2013



The weekend is here! Been too busy rushing about to catch all the news and opinion on the Limping Chicken? Here’s the top five new stories from our best week ever (based on pageviews).

  1. Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 annoying habits of hearing people
  2. Ask the chicken: My husband won’t let me turn on the subtitles on TV. What should I do?
  3. “I knew I could achieve as a deaf actor.” Interview with Alex Nowak!
  4. Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Deaf medic hits headlines | Fulham DFC victorious!
  5. Deaffest review: Retreat, directed by Ted Evans

I’ll be back on Monday morning to lay more eggs .. or blogs .. or blegs? For the best on deaf news, views and comment, keep it here!

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