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Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times
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On Super Bowl Sunday, TVs across America will briefly fall silent. Pepsi is doing an ad in American Sign Language, with captions. Meanwhile, in Thailand, signers ran into political trouble with a reference to the prime minister's nose.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

On Super Bowl Sunday, televisions across America will briefly fall silent. Pepsi is doing an ad in American Sign Language, with captions. It features Pepsi employees.

Sign language interpreters in Thailand ran into political trouble. The new prime minister is nicknamed Mr. Rose Apple Nose because some say his nose resembles that fruit. His supporters were angry when interpreters on TV made a sign for the prime minister, holding their noses.

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