This would apply to things such as 'Quiet Person', 'Whisper', and 'Ruptured ear' for terms of being able to hear someone instead of getting everyone's favorite. "says something but mumbles too quietly to hear."Read lips: Requires 20 Base Skill: You are able to read someone's lips just as well as you could hear someone speak normally. Should you be unable to hear someone, you instead read their lips and gauge what they are saying instead.
However, there is one problem with that. What if you're trying to keep your conversation hushed?
Just like that, your secret conversations are kept secret still. That is unless you're unaware you're conversations are being read on your lips, via lack of the trait. In a way these are traits that would fit the rumor-mill characters quite well in being able to pick up some tasty gossip.Covered Mouth: You're not fond of people reading your conversations from a distance. When you attempt to whisper you cover your mouth so your words are not read from afar.
This is open to thoughts and extended ideas. We have quiet person and loud person. So why don't we make a few more traits that influence the way characters communicate.