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    True tales of justice
    When his 38-caliber revolver failed to fire at its
    intended victim during a holdup in Long Beach,
    California, would be robber James Elliot did
    something that can only inspire wonder: He peered
    down the barrel and tried the trigger again. This
    time it worked.
    The chef at a hotel in Switzerland lost a finger in a
    meat cutting machine and, after a little hopping
    around, submitted a claim to his insurance company.
    The company, suspecting negligence, sent out one of
    its men to have a look for himself. He tried the
    machine out and lost a finger. The chef's claim was
    A man who shoveled snow for an hour to clear a space
    for his car during a blizzard in Chicago returned with
    his vehicle to find a woman had taken the space.
    Understandably, he shot her.
    --my favorite--
    After stopping for drinks at an illegal bar, a
    Zimbabwean bus driver found that the 20 mental
    patients he was supposed to be transporting from
    Harare to Bulawayo had escaped. Not wanting to
    admit his incompetence, the driver went to a nearby
    bus-stop and offered everyone waiting there a free ride.
    He then delivered the passengers to the mental hospital,
    telling the staff that the patients were very excitable
    and prone to bizarre fantasies. The deception wasn't
    discovered for 3 days.
    An American teenager was in the hospital yesterday
    recovering from serious head wounds received from an
    oncoming train. When asked how he received the
    injuries, the lad told police that he was simply
    trying to see how close he could get his head to a
    moving train before he was hit.
    - a tie for 1st place!--
    A mother took her daughter to the doctor and asked him
    to give her an examination to determine the cause of
    her daughters swollen abdomen. It only took the doctor
    about 2 seconds to say "Your daughter is pregnant."
    The mother turned red with fury and she argued with
    the doctor that her daughter was a good girl and would
    never compromise her reputation by having sex with a
    boy. The doctor faced the window and silently watched
    the horizon. The mother became enraged and screamed,
    "Quit looking out the window! Aren't you paying
    attention to me?" "Yes, of course I am paying
    attention ma'am. It's just that the last time this
    happened, a star appeared in the East, and three wise
    men came. And I was hoping that they would show up again.

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