Dead Reckoning. In El Paso, Attorney Harold Potash, asking the city council to pave a road past a cemetery, wrote: "I am certain the inhabitants of the cemetery would appreciate it."
The Quiet Man. In Melbourne, Australia, Evelyn Joyce Watkins was granted a divorce after testifying that her husband had not spoken a word to her in three years.
Sure Shot. In Hunstanton, England, Farmer Edward Walker took out an insurance policy to cover any property damage his two energetic and ingenious sons, aged three and six, may cause during the next 15 years.
The Stony Path. In San Antonio, while attending a meeting...