The lost art of lip reading

Since we are (currently) under a pandemic, we are required to wear masks. But what I never realized, until my mask was on was how many times I stare at someone's mouth while they are talking. I mean, I read lips a lot to understand what people are saying. I've mentioned this to a few people and others too feel like they have lost something... Weather you are in a big box store or at the grocery store someone is saying "pardon me?", or my favourite misunderstanding is; "no I