n.— «While her health issues have played a major role in shaping her life, Poteet has struggled with a form of subtle social exclusion called “audism,” a relatively new term to describe the often contentious relationship between deaf and hearing cultures.» —“Poteet’s perseverance helps overcome her deafness” by Richard Banas II News-Sentinel (Lodi, California) Apr. 21, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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