Read on to hear (no pun intended) about the brief history of the hearing aid from one who knows…
This is a lengthy comment to a blog posted by the
imminent eminent wordsmith known as Evil Squirrel. Squirrel’s blog “For whom the Beltones ... “ was a humorous look at the history of aids for the hearing-impaired and the advertising of the 1980s.
Squirrel, this is truly evil. Maybe even blatantly racist if I can find an angle. I love it! You’re yelling to the choir with this one.
As you may know, I have needed hearing aids since I was a kid, back to the days when they were the small portable radios with a wire and earpiece. It was damned humiliating for a young guy.
As time went by, technology upgraded me to tiny, all in the ear aids. They were invisible on TV so it was great for me since I wore my aids all the time at work — except when I did live shots. Then, I…
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