There are SO MANY great lines in this Canadian legal opinion that it could fill a couple editions of Friday Follies. It undoubtedly will be an all-time classic and the footnotes alone are worth the price of admission. The judge admitted he was using “ridicule as a last resort” because the custody dispute is one where “the likelihood of an amicable resolution is laughable (hatred devours reason); and, a satisfactory legal solution is impossible (hatred has no legal remedy).” (via)
A California woman is suing her apartment complex after she claims she slipped and tripped on a grate while “tak(ing) a yogurt container off the head of a wild skunk.”
There’s undoubtedly some logic to this: since corporations are people, a woman wants to marry a corporation.
A [middle] finger is worth a thousand words and, therefore, is particularly useful should one have a vocabulary of less than a thousand words.
Bruni v. Bruni, 2010 ONSC 6568 (Nov. 29, 2010)