court the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe.
you say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine'?" said the lawyer.
Joe responded, "Well I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my
favorite mule Bessie into the..."
ask for any details," the lawyer interrupted, "just answer the question."
"Did you not say, at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine'!"
Joe said, "Well I had just got Bessie into the trailer and I was driving
down the road..."
interrupted again and said, "Judge, I am trying to establish the fact that,
at the scene of the accident, this man told the Highway Patrolman on the
scene that he was just fine. Now several weeks after the accident
he is trying to sue my client. I believe he is a fraud. Please tell
him to simply answer the question."
time the Judge was fairly interested in Farmer Joe's answer and said to
the lawyer, "I'd like to hear what he has to say about his favorite mule
the Judge and proceeded, "Well as I was saying, I had just loaded Bessie,
my favorite mule, into the trailer and was driving her down the highway
when this huge semi-truck and trailer ran the stop sign and smacked my
truck right in the side. I was thrown into one ditch and Bessie
was thrown into the other. I was hurting real bad and didn't want
to move. However, I could hear ole Bessie moaning and groaning.
I knew she was in terrible shape just by her groans.
after the accident a Highway Patrolman came on the scene. He could hear
moaning and groaning so he went over to her. After he looked at her
he took out his gun and shot her between the eyes. Then the Patrolman
came across the road with his gun in his hand and looked at me.
"Your mule was in such bad shape I had to shoot her. How are you
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