Steve Alm rhodes22-list@rhodes22.org
Fri, 16 Aug 2002 17:05:41 -0500

Great one, Paul.  Thanks.

On 8/16/02 1:22 PM, "Paul Grandholm" <PAUL@mi.chtechnology.com> wrote:

>>>> From the state where drinking and driving is considered a sport, comes
>>> a true story from Houston, Texas.
>>> Recently a routine police patrol parked outside a local neighborhood
>>> bar.
>>> Late in the evening the officer noticed a man leaving the bar so
>>> intoxicated
>>> that he could barely walk. The man stumbled around the parking lot for
>>> a few minutes with the officer quietly observing. After what seemed an
>>> eternity and trying his keys on five different vehicles, the man managed
>>> to find his own car which he fell into. He was there for a few minutes as
>>> a number of other patrons left the bar and drove off.
>>> Finally he started the car, switched the wipers on and off (it was a dry
>>> night), flicked the hazard flasher on and off, tooted the horn and then
>>> switched on the lights. He moved the vehicle forward a few inches,
>>> reversed
>>> a little and then remained stationary for a few more minutes as more
>>> patrons left in their vehicles. At last he pulled out of the ! parking
>>> lot and started to drive slowly down the street.
>>> The police officer, having patiently waited all this time, now started
>>> up his patrol car, put on the flashing lights, promptly pulled the man
>> over
>>> and carried out a Breathalyzer test. To his amazement the Breathalyzer
>>> indicated
>>> NO evidence of the man having consumed alcohol at all! Dumbfounded, the
>>> officer said "I'll have to ask you to accompany me to the Police station
>>> this Breathalyzer equipment must be broken."
>>> "I doubt it," said the man, "tonight I'm the designated decoy."
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> Paul Grandholm
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> GrandPower Components Div.
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