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Debt collector

Markus Wennrich - Tue Apr 14 10:43:38 1998

The mafia was looking for a new man to make weekly collections from 
all the private businesses that they were 'protecting'. Feeling the heat
from the police force, they decided to use a deaf person for this
job--if he were to get caught, he wouldn't be able to communicate to the
police what he was doing. Well, on his first week, the deaf collector
picks up over $50,000. He gets greedy, decides to keep the money and
stashes it in a safe place.

The mafia soon realizes that their collection is late, and sends
some of their hoods after the deaf collector.  The hoods find the
deaf collector and ask him where the money is. The deaf collector
can't communicate with them, so the mafia drags the guy to an
The mafia hood says to the interpreter, "Ask him where da money is." 
The interpreter signs, "Where's the money?" The deaf replies, "I don't
know what you're talking about." The interpreter tells the hood, "He
says he doesn't know what you're talking about." The hood pulls out a
.38 gun and places it in the ear of the deaf collector. "NOW ask him
where da money is." The interpreter signs, "Where is the money?" The
deaf man replies, "The $50,000 is in Central Park, hidden in the third
tree stump on the left from the West 78th Street gate ." The interpreter
says to the hood, "He says he still doesn't know what you're talking
about, and doesn't think you have the guts to pull the trigger."