A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out
dealership. Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph,
the wind blowing through what little hair he had left.
thought as he flew down I-95, pushing the pedal even more.
Looking in his
rear view mirror, he saw a Florida State Trooper, blue
and siren blaring. He floored it to 100 mph, then 110,
Suddenly he thought, "What am I doing? I'm too old for
this!" and pulled
over to await the trooper's arrival.
Pulling in behind him, the
trooper got out of his vehicle and walked
up to the Corvette. He looked
at his watch, then said, "Sir, my shift
ends in 30 minutes. Today is
Friday. If you can give me a new reason
for speeding--a reason I've
never before heard -- I'll let you go."
The old gentleman paused then
said: "Three years ago, my wife ran off
with a Florida State Trooper. I
thought you were bringing her back.
"Have a good day, Sir," replied