Medicine: Hearing

Sounds are seen and not heard by many of those who last week in Manhattan attended the eleventh annual conference of the American Federation of Organizations for the Hard of Hearing. If they cannot hear spoken words they can see them by reading the speaker's lips. But the lip-reader's vocabulary must contain the words spoken him. No one can read from another's lips words he does not know.* Some two dozen lip-readers held a tournament at the conference. But because the lip, like the hand, can be...

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