The Coroner And The Banana Peel

As a Coroner was entering a saloon to see a man he beheld a careless

boy, who was eating a Banana, cast the rind of the fruit upon the

slippery stone sidewalk, but instead of chiding the urchin, smiled and

passed on. As he was coming out of the saloon, having satisfied his

thirst, he slipped on the peel of the Banana, and, falling, broke his

neck; so that a rival coroner made the fees from the inquest.

Moral: It is rare sport to see the Coroner hoist with his own