A Minnesota farmer named Ole had a car accident. He was hit by a truck owned by the Eversweet Company.
In court, the Eversweet Company's hot-shot attorney questioned him thus: 'Didn't
you say to the state trooper at the scene of the accident, 'I'm
Olie responded: 'vell,
I'lla tell you vat happened
I'd yust loaded my
fav'rit cow, Bessie, into
'I didn't ask for any
details', the lawyer interrupted. 'Just answer the question. Did you not say,
at the scene of the accident, 'I'm
Olie said, 'vell,
I'd yust got Bessie into da trailer and I vas drivin' down da road....
The lawyer interrupted
again and said, 'Your Honor, I am trying to establish the fact that, at the
scene of the accident, this man told the police on the scene that he was fine.
Now several weeks after the accident, he is trying to sue my client. I
believe he is a fraud. Please tell him to simply answer the question.
By this time, the Judge
was fairly interested in Olie's answer and said to the attorney: 'I'd like to
hear what he has to say about his favorite cow,
Olie said: 'Tank
you' and proceeded. 'Vell as I vas saying, I had yust loaded Bessie, my
fav'rit cow, into de trailer and was drivin' her down de road vin dis huge
Eversweet truck and trailer came tundering tru a stop sign and hit me trailer
right in da side by golly. I was trown into one ditch and Bessie was trown
into da udder ditch. By yimminy yahosaphat I vas hurt, purty durn bad, and
didn't want to move. An even vurse dan dat, I could hear old Bessie a moanin'
and a groanin'. I knew she vas in terrible pain yust by her
Shortly after da
accident, a policeman on a motorbike turned up. He could hear Bessie a moanin'
and a groanin' too, so he vent over to her. After he looked at her, and saw
her condition, he took out his gun and shot her right between the
Den da policeman came
across de road, gun still in hand, looked at me, and said, 'How are you
'Now wot da fock