During an attack of laryngitis I lost my voice completely for two days. To help me communicate with him, my husband devised a system of taps.

One tap meant “Give me a kiss.” Two taps meant “No.” Three taps meant “Yes” and 95 taps meant “Take out the garbage.”

Vocabulary Help

  • devise – bolar, criar
  • give me a kiss – me beije
  • husband – marido
  • lose (lose, lost, lost) – perder
  • system of taps – sistema de toques
  • take out the garbage – leve o lixo para fora