People can hear your gesticulations

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Shame on you for assuming that of me. Are you hearing-impaired? I was gesticulating thusly*:


*Artists impression.

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Furiously!

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Oh. So phone sex operators can tell when you’re faking it then.

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We use this concept in voiceover all the time. Whether for ads or animation, the movement of the body, including gestures, is integral to a performance. So much so that it is not unusual to botch a take by hitting the music stand holding your script with your hands lol.

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And as much as I’d hate to admit it, they can hear your facial expressions as well. Experience in phone customer service has taught me that putting a smile on really does make one sound more friendly.

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