Real world speeding cop-out

Jim Whitehead (
Thu, 29 Aug 1996 13:38:45 -0400

Hi, I'm a friend of Rohit's, currently hanging out at the W3C for a few
weeks (why not?). When I'm not asking Rohit dumb questions about PEP and
NG, I'm a grad. student in comp. sci. at UC Irvine.

The top 16 list reminded me about this. Apparently a true story, but it
sounds too good to be true. It *did* supposedly happen in California,

- Jim

A friend of a friend was speeding, and had gotten enough tickets before
that if she got another, she'd lose her license. Of course, she got pulled
over, and was frantically trying to figure out how to talk her way out of
the ticket. When the cop came up to the car she rolled down the window and
said, "Officer, you didn't pull me over because you wanted to ask me to the
policemen's ball, did you?" The cop replied, "State cops don't have
balls." Then there was this pause, pause, and then without saying
anything, the cop turned around and walked back to his car and drove