|#6333||Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made.|
-- Otto von Bismarck
|#6334||Legislation proposed in the Illinois State Legislature, May, 1907:|
"Speed upon county roads will be limited to ten miles an hour
unless the motorist sees a bailiff who does not appear to have had a
drink in 30 days, when the driver will be permitted to make what he can."
|#6335||Let us remember that ours is a nation of lawyers and order.|
|#6336||Let's say your wedding ring falls into your toaster, and when you stick|
your hand in to retrieve it, you suffer Pain and Suffering as well as
Mental Anguish. You would sue:
* The toaster manufacturer, for failure to include, in the instructions
section that says you should never never never ever stick you hand
into the toaster, the statement "Not even if your wedding ring falls
* The store where you bought the toaster, for selling it to an obvious
cretin like yourself.
* Union Carbide Corporation, which is not directly responsible in this
case, but which is feeling so guilty that it would probably send you
a large cash settlement anyway.
-- Dave Barry
|#6337||... Logically incoherent, semantically incomprehensible, and legally ... |
|#6338||Loud burping while walking around the airport is prohibited in Halstead, Kansas.|
|#6339||Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students|
who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize
it in order to protect themselves.
-- Lenny Bruce
|#6340||Men often believe -- or pretend -- that the "Law" is something sacred, or|
at least a science -- an unfounded assumption very convenient to governments.
|#6341||Minors in Kansas City, Missouri, are not allowed to purchase cap pistols;|
they may buy shotguns freely, however.
|#6342||Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. There might be a|
law against it by that time.
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