Counsel: Now, Mr Chrysler – for let us assume that that is your name – you are accused of purloining in excess of 40,000 hotel coat hangers.Chrysler: I am.Counsel: Can you explain how this came about?Chrysler: Yes. I had 40,000 coats which I needed to hang up.Counsel: Is that true?Chrysler: No.
Friday, October 01, 2010
Recently making the rounds of Digg and Reddit is this eight-year-old humour piece (rescued from the depths of the internet, as Digg and Reddit are prone to do) from the late Miles Kington, wherein Kington makes up a pretty funny witness/barrister dialogue:
Read the whole thing, and then the followup, but you probably shouldn't take it as a teaching example unless you think the judge is in an exceptionally good mood.
- Christopher Bird, Toronto
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