Friday, February 04, 2011

An old man was arrested for shoplifting in the supermarket.  When he appeared in court, the judge asked what he had taken.

"A tin of peaches," replied the old man.

"Why did you take it ?"

"They looked so nice, and I fancied some for tea but didn't have any money."

The judge thought for a moment and said "In view of your age I am prepared to be lenient, how many peaches were in the tin ?"

"Five your honour."

"Right," said the judge.  "Well that's five days in jail, one day for each peach, court dismi..."

"Your honour," shouted the old man.

"What is it ?"

"I also saw my wife stealing a tin of peas"

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