If i had a blind friend, i would convince all of our neutral friends to pretend we had a deaf friend also. Someone would translate everything for them - then the blind friend speaks, rub hands together (as if sign language) and then say "He says: ' ... ' "
after the become good friends. Never speak of imaginary person again. They never show up and you (and friends) have no clue who they are(were).
i would love to see a reaction to that.