|Old judge Bean looked sternly down at the little old lady standing before him and said, 'Miss Minnie? you have been caught stealing a can of peaches, what do you have to say for yourself?|
Miss Minnie replied, 'yes, your honor, I did steal the peaches but I was houngry.
No excuse, old Bean shouted. How many peaches were in the can?
8 peaches, your honor, she said.
You leave me no choice, Miss Minnie, the judge said. 8 days in jail, and down went the gavel.
Now, old Charlie, Miss Minnie's husband was sitting directly behind her on a bench. Looking sheepishly, he raised his hand and said 'But, your honor, she also stole a can of peas.
Poor Miss Minnie
Submitted By: Billy Tx from TX on 2007-05-08