Divorce Court at the Goat Center Where the Wheels of Justice Grind the Grounds Fine

I think today (July 3, 2011) that we could all benefit from a lighter look at court

proceedings, so lets peek in for a moment at Goat Center Civil Court.

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Well, Mrs. O’Connor, so you want a divorce? the solicitor questioned his client. Tell me
about it. Do you have a grudge?
Oh, no, replied Mrs. O’Connor. Sure now, we only have a carport.

The solicitor tried again. Well, does the man beat you up?

No, no,” said Mrs. O’Connor, looking puzzled. I’m always first out of bed.

Still hopeful, the solicitor tried once again. Well, does he go in for unnatural connubial
practices?

Sure now, he plays the flute, but I don’t think he knows anything about the connubial.

Now desperate, the solicitor pushed on. What I’m trying to find out are what grounds you
have.

“Bless you, sir. We live in a flat — not even a window box, let alone grounds.

Mrs. O’Connor, the solicitor said in considerable exasperation, you need a reason that the
court can consider. What is the reason for you seeking this divorce?

Ah, well now, said the lady, Sure it’s because the man can’t hold an intelligent conversation.

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