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A group from Chicago spent a weekend
gambling in Las Vegas.
One of the men on that trip won $100,000.
He didn't want anyone to know about it, so he decided not to return
the others, but took a later plane home -- arriving back 3 a.m. He
went out to the backyard of his house, dug a hole and planted the money
The following morning he walked outside
and found only an empty hole. He noticed footsteps leading from the
to the house next door, which was owned by a deaf-mute.
On the same street lived a professor
who understood sign language and was a friend of the deaf man.
Grabbing his pistol, the enraged
man went to awaken the professor and dragged him to the deaf man's
"You tell this guy that if he doesn't
give me back my $100,000 I'm going to kill him!" he screamed at the
The professor conveyed the message
to his friend, and his friend replied in sign language,
"I hid it in my backyard, underneath
the cherry tree."
The professor turned to the man with
the gun and said, "He's not going to tell you. He said he'd rather die