An Alexander County, Missouri Deputy pulled a car over on
I-57 about 2 miles north of the Missouri-Arkansas State line.
When the Deputy asked the driver why he was speeding,
the driver answered that he was a magician and a juggler
and he was on his way to Branson to do a show that night
and didn't want to be late.
The deputy told the driver he was fascinated by juggling,
and if the driver would do a little juggling for him that he
wouldn't give him a ticket.
The driver told the deputy that he had sent all of his
equipment on ahead and didn't have anything to juggle.
The deputy told him that he had some flares in the trunk
of his squad car and asked if he could juggle them. The
juggler stated that he could, so the deputy got three flares,
lit them and handed them to the juggler.
While the man was doing his juggling act, a car pulled in behind
the squad car, a drunk got out and watched the performance
briefly, he then went over to the squad car, opened the rear
door and got in.
The deputy observed him doing this and went over to his squad car,
opened the door and asked the drunk what he thought he was doing.
The drunk replied, "Might as well take me on to jail, there's no
way in hell I can pass that test."
[b]Useless Trivia of the day[/b]
England's Worcester Canoe Club set the world record for paddling a hand-propelled bathtub. The 25 man team covered a distance of 55 miles, 425 yards in 24 hours on September 28 and 29, 1979.