Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Definition of "drunk"

Courtroom transcript:

Q. On the day that Twine was shot, were you intoxicated?
A. I definitely was not.
Q. Had you been drinking that day?
A. I drank a few beers.
Q. How many beers did you drink?
A. About thirty (30).
Q. And you were not drunk?
A. No.
Q. What is your definition of drunk?
A. Drunk is when you fall down and you can’t get up.

This explains a lot about drunk driving. Thanks for this item to U.S. District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer's Say What? column of humorous courtroom anecdotes in the Texas Bar Journal.

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