The Weekend Selection: Twas the week before Christmas…

Posted on December 21, 2013



After last week’s record-breaking (and nearly site-breaking) number of views, this week was a calmer affair.

Well, we say that, but apparently, our top article this week, by Professor Graham Turner, was mentioned in the European Union, which was a big honour for this Chicken to proudly take with it as it went Christmas shopping.

Without further ado, our top five articles this week were:

  1. Professor Graham Turner: 10 lessons from the tale of the ‘fake’ interpreter
  2. Deaf News: ‘Fake’ sign language interpreter mars Nelson Mandela service for Deaf people worldwide
  3. Matt Dixon: Ten essential things to know about being a child of deaf parents
  4. Donna Williams: Paul Whitehouse rubbed the ‘fake’ interpreter controversy in deaf people’s faces
  5. Charlie Swinbourne: 10 tips for including deaf people at Christmas!

The top 3 articles not published this week were:

  1. Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 annoying habits of hearing people
  2. Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 annoying habits of deaf people!
  3. Donna Williams: S*** people say… to sign language interpreters

Thanks to our readers, contributors and supporters. Check us out next week when, before taking a break for Christmas, we have some fantastic articles from Emily Howlett, Nick Sturley and Teresa Garratty to look forward to!

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