1.I‘m the groom
A police stopped a motorist who was speeding on the street. “But officer,” the man said, “I can explain.””Just be quiet,” snapped the officer. “I‘m going to
put you in jail until the chief gets back.””But ,officer, I ….””I said to keep quiet! You are going to jail!”A few hours later, the officer looked in on his
prisoner and said, “You are lucky because the chief is at his daughter‘s wedding. He‘ll be in a good mood when he gets back.””Are you sure?” answered the man
in the cell. “I‘m the groom.”
2.Goethes and critic
Goethes was once strolling on a narrow path in a park in Weimar. As luck would have it, he met with a critic who was hostile to him. Both of them stopped, staring at each other. Then the critic said, I‘ll never make way for a fool. But I will, with that Goethe retreated aside.
Lawyer: You say you were about thirty-five feet away from the scene of the accident? Just how far can you see clearly?Witness: Well, when I wake up in the morning I see the sun, and they tell me it‘s about ninety-three million miles away.
4.a King from a Knave
George Ⅲ asked the once wellknown wit, Horne Tooke,whether he could play cards.Your Majesty, replied Tooke, I am a mere childwhere cards are concerned. I
cannot even tell a King from a Knave.