Originally Posted by ChoclateBetta
Not all people can talk look at Steven hawking.
This is true, and he is quite smart, to further clarify the term dumb they use in the law doesnt mean stupid though.
Here's the definition of the type of dumb that is used in the law here, taken from the merriam Webster website
"Main Entry: 1dumb
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German tumb mute
Date: before 12th century
1 a : lacking the human power of speech <dumb animals> b of a person often offensive : lacking the ability to speak
2 : temporarily unable to speak (as from shock or astonishment) <struck dumb with fear>
3 : not expressed in uttered words <dumb grief>
4 : silent; also : taciturn"