[LMB] Citizenship? - Oaths and Arde

Matija Grabnar lmb at matija.com
Mon Dec 13 22:24:54 GMT 2021

All this talk of coffee and grounds for a divorce reminded me of that 
old joke:

A judge was interviewing a woman from the nearby farming area regarding 
her pending divorce and asks, "What are the grounds for your divorce?"

"About four acres and a nice little home in the middle of the property 
with a stream running by."

"No," he said, "I mean what is the foundation of this case?"

"It is good, solid concrete, brick, and mortar," she responded.

"I mean," he continued, "what are your relations like?"

"I have an aunt and uncle and 12 cousins living here in town, as well as 
my husband's parents."

The judge took a deep breath and asked, "Do you have a real grudge?"

"No,we have a two-car carport and have never really needed more cuz we 
just have one car."

"Please," he tried again, "is there any infidelity in your marriage?"

"Yes, both my son and daughter have stereo sets. We don't necessarily 
like the music - all that hip hop and rap tap - but we can't seem to do 
anything about it."

"Ma'am, does your husband ever beat you up?"

"Yes, he gets up every morning before I do and makes the coffee."

The judge asked, "Is your husband a nagger?"

"Oh, hell no, he's as white as you and me!"

Finally, in frustration, the judge asked, "Lady, why in hell do you want 
a divorce?

"Oh, I don't want a divorce," she replied. "I've never wanted a divorce, 
my husband does. The damn fool says he can't communicate with me."

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