Modern Chinese Short Story: Lawyer knows sign language


A company owner, accompanied by his lawyer, came to a room and approached his former accountant. The boss asked the accountant, “Where did you hide my three million dollars?” The accountant did not say anything.

The boss raised his voice: “Where did you hide the three million dollars you embezzled from me?”

Lawyer knows sign language

The lawyer said, “Sir, this man is deaf and dumb now, he can’t understand you, let me do it!”

The boss said, “Okay, ask him where he hid my damn money.” The lawyer then asked the accountant in sign language where he had hidden the three million dollars.

The accountant gestures, “I don’t know what you’re talking about.”

The lawyer said to the boss, “He says he doesn’t know what you’re talking about.”

The lawyer knew sign language The boss drew a pistol, pointed it at the accountant’s head, pulled the trigger, and said, “Ask him where he hid my money.”

The lawyer gestures, “He asked where you hid the money.”

The accountant gestured shakily, “Well, well, I said, hidden in a brown suitcase in my backyard utility room.”

The boss asked, “What did he say?”

The lawyer replied, “He said …… to hell with you! You wouldn’t dare to shoot!”

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