Miscellaneous : Jury Duty
"Please, Your Honor, I'd like to be excused from jury duty," pleaded an
"Why should I excuse you?" asked the judge.
"You see, I owe a man fifty dollars, and he's leaving in a few hours for
a post abroad. He'll be there for years and I want to catch him before
he leaves, for it may be my last chance to repay him."
"Excused," stated the judge coldly. "We don't want anyone on the jury
who can lie like that."