Ding Zui to Ding-Dong Zui

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 B.VINOD The practice of hiring impostors or body doubles to stand trial and receive punishment in one’s place is a relatively common practice among China’s wealthy elite, There is even a term for it: ding zui. Ding means “substitute,” and zui means “crime”; in other words, the term translates as “substitute criminal”. Centuries before, westerners have noted the practice of… Read more »