King Kong and the Lady: a Deaf Joke

In ASL oral literature, the classic joke "King Kong" has been passed on from generation to generation in the Deaf community from the 20th century.

You can view the joke in ASL below.

For a full of dramatic, cinematic story, this version below is a pleasure to view for native and advanced ASL speakers.

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