I have never thought of that comment you make. Very interesting. It does make a point what you are saying. I was thinking when I relayed to the operator on my TDD and sometimes the operator misunderstood what I am typing or assuming what I meant to say on the TDD. It depended on how you make the phrases on the TDD to make the relay operator understand what you want to say to him, whether spelling or trying to make complete sentences for conversations. A lot of times the relay operator jump to conclusion or the deaf person jump into conclusion, too and get angry for no reason. I don't know, but that is my opinion. *sigh* So far I am doing fine with my relay operators and they seem to understand what I want to say on my TDD and get a response from my callers. Too bad, that Exoperator is not working there anymore, but he/she will learn a lot from us through our threads on how to show respect to Deaf people and Hard of Hearing people. We are just normal people with only four senses instead of five.