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Sweet Nothings in His Ear

She whispered sweet nothings in his ear He seemed so pleased, she’d nothing to fear So odd, thought she, he never liked this before And now with his smile, he clearly wants more… If you can keep a secret, dear reader, I’ll tell you, says he I’ve gone deaf as a doorpost; nothing irritates me I just keep this silly smile glued to my face Nod my head sometimes too, just in case…

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Date: 5/9/2022 4:16:00 PM
I bet quite a few of us do that, Gershon :) Also, have you noticed how fast people talk these days? Maybe I'm just getting slow...
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 5/9/2022 6:43:00 PM
or - Perhaps everyone you're talking to comes from New York. They do talk lickety-split there! ~ Midwest Drawler
Date: 5/8/2022 10:34:00 PM
Funny.It is important to get ears checked as soon as problem begins though as loss of aural stimulation can contribute to mental decline.No Joke.Not only due to the mechanics of hearing itself but the mental stimulation of discussions which may start to be avoided out of embarrasment though no reason to be.
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Date: 5/9/2022 6:37:00 PM
I've been putting a 'Y' in front of my 'ears' for a while now, I'm afraid... Thanks for visiting my site and sharing this important comment, Vickey. Light and Joy, Gershon
Date: 5/2/2022 6:56:00 PM
I can relate. I lost most of my hearing on my left, and my right side isn't perfect. This can get me in trouble when I mishear. I hate asking "Excuse me, what did you say?" more than once or twice, so, I'll smile and nod. I have gotten people upset accidentally, for instance, "I feel and probably look so gross. I've been in the sun, I'm all sweaty! I probably look and smell like a pig!" "What?" "Again?" Smile, nod. Shock on the dear face. Oops, busted. "Um, so sorry dear, what did you say?"
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Date: 5/9/2022 6:36:00 PM
Well, good for you, BJ, for winning the 'Sportsmanship' award here. Kids are happy - All is well! Here's to peace in the family, Gershon
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BJ Legros Kelley
Date: 5/2/2022 7:48:00 PM
One of the worst for me was when my daughter snapped at my son, and I snapped at her and told her she shouldn't say things like that! They both looked at me quizzically, "What do you think I said?" "I heard what you said, you said he's blind as a butt, that wasn't nice....!" Hysterical laughter. She said he was blind as a bat. They love that one and will never let me live it down.
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Date: 5/2/2022 7:10:00 PM
You ARE a sensitive soul, BJ. Think of it this way perhaps: Baseball Umpires, blind though they are, 'call 'em as they see 'em.' We ought to be able to reply as we hear (or don't hear) 'em... I know: Easy for me to say. But I find myself nodding or grinning stupidly when people from New York fire words that whiz past me...
Date: 5/2/2022 11:10:00 AM
This is perfectly thought out and brilliantly executed!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 5/2/2022 12:01:00 PM
Gosh. Thanks!!!!!!
Date: 5/1/2022 5:17:00 PM
This is absolutely priceless Gershon! I just keep this silly smile glued to my face Nod my head sometimes too, just in case… This one is a big FAVE for me. Still laughing after reading this. :-D
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 5/1/2022 7:00:00 PM
Glad to hear that something I wrote brings a smile to your face, Anne. ~ Keep Smiling! :) gw
Date: 4/30/2022 1:02:00 AM
Gershon, I can certainly relate to this one and it is so funny. My husband was losing his hearing and his hearing aid irritated the heck out of him so when we would go out to a restaurant he would not wear it. He counted on me to let him know what the waitress was asking him. I always repeated what she ask loud enough for him to hear so he wouldn’t be embarrassed. He never said so, but I knew he was grateful. This is the cutest and a classic to get a laugh. I loved it and am saving it to faves.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/30/2022 8:30:00 PM
Thank you for sharing your tender story, Connie. And many thanks for the FAVE. May love come your way again. :) Gershon
Date: 4/29/2022 7:44:00 PM
Well, as one who wears hearing aids, I can tell you sometimes it's nice to just leave them out and nod approvingly. And, sometimes it can get me into lots of trouble, answering questions that were not asked!
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Date: 4/30/2022 8:31:00 PM
Huh? Wudja say? Can you please write a little louder?! ~ Smiles, Gershon
Date: 4/29/2022 7:03:00 PM
Oh so clever, Gershon. I'm on my way to there, so can relate. Harry
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 4/30/2022 8:32:00 PM
Well, perhaps you can turn the seeming disadvantage to an advantage at times! thanks, Harry. :) gw
Date: 4/29/2022 3:28:00 PM
and they say losing you hearing has no upside! lol, good one!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 5/1/2022 6:59:00 PM
Huh? What did you say there?! Speak louder!.. Heh, heh, gw