Harder than Water. In Hartford, Conn., a state police sign warns motorists: "He who takes one for the road will get a trooper for a chaser."
The Latin Touch. In Rome, a magistrate ruled that petting in public, banned in Italy, is permissible if done in a car at night with all doors and windows closed and outside city limits.
On Paper. In Toledo, a motorist paid a $1 traffic fine with 100 one-cent checks each costing 5¢ in bank charges, sent them by registered mail, dished out a total of $6.60.
Half & Half. In Woolwich, England, Barmaid Kathleen Kelly, fined $5.60 for...