Rule 595

Agency: Will you take an appointment at a nudist resort?

Me: Is it Deaf/Blind interpreting?

Rule 592

Will computers ever replace interpreters?

Nah, computers are way too smart to put up with all crap interpreters take for as little as we get paid.

Rule 581

This is the right Doctor’s office and this is a Deaf person, it’s just the wrong Deaf person. Out in the waiting room is the Deaf Client you were supposed to interpret for, who was a little late, and thinks you didn’t show up at all…

Rule 576

This is funny, but now is not the time to laugh;

This is sad, but now is not the time to cry;

You’re interpreting. This is the time for your client to laugh or cry.

Rule 544

When you are scheduled to interpret the two biggest tickets in town back-to-back:

So, what are you doing today?

Me? Nothinggggg!

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Rule 543.2

Very few people know you well enough to actually like you. More often they like something you’ve done or something you’ve said.

(A friend will help you move, a true friend will help you move a body)