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READING. The act of making known the contents of a writing or of a printed document.
     2. In order to enable a party to a contract or a devisor to know what a paper contains it must be read, either by the party himself or by some other person to him. When a person signs or executes a paper, it will be presumed that it has been read to him, but this presumption may be rebutted.
     3. In the case of a blind testator, if it can be proved that the will was not read to him, it cannot be sustained. 3 Wash. C C. R. 580. Vide 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2012.

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Shouting contorts the facial features, making lip reading more difficult.
The partially deaf person may not realize he or she has compensated over time for the loss by lip reading and often a lot of nodding assent when, in fact, little has actually been heard.
Following the release of the video, the creators of the "Bad Lip Reading" series thanked Hamill and Jessica Dicicco for lending their voices on its official (https://twitter.com/BadLipReading/status/850068238989901824) Twitter account.
It will also feature free workshops in hearing aid maintenance, safety in the home, tinnitus management, Citizens Advice session, basic Sign Language and a lip reading session.
LIP reading experts could be called in to help the investigation into the murder of a pensioner whose body was found in a freezer.
I think that's what he said, the lip reading wasn't very clear.
Once developed, the researchers say, the devices they are working on will be particularly prove an important tool for deaf people who rely on lip reading, and can't use or afford cochlear implants.
I learned new tactics for coping in difficult situations, information about useful organisations, environmental aids for television and telephone and, of course, my lip reading improved.
Deaf and hearing students at the college took part in a range of events, helping them communicate using sign language and lip reading techniques.
That's because, although he can't hear, Jayson, 19, is an ace at lip reading. He now hopes to go on and work in the Premiership after passing his ref exams.