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How lawyers tell people to f*** off - Her Most Regal Majesty, the Queen of Snark
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sesquipedality
sesquipedality
How lawyers tell people to f*** off
Pupil: Pupils aren't allowed to tell anyone to f*** off.
Solicitor: We will be happy to assist you in this matter. Our hourly rates are ...
Barrister: I refer my learned friend to the reply of the respondent in Arkell v Pressdram.
Judge: I find you in contempt of court.
Supreme Court Judge: With respect, what Lord So and So meant in this context was (something completely different from what he actually said).*

* This really works. Precedents have been overturned without anyone noticing in this way.
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major_clanger From: major_clanger Date: April 15th, 2011 11:45 am (UTC) (Link)
You forgot

Head Clerk: F**k off, or I'll send you to Grotbury Magistrates' Court to do a common assault.

Edited at 2011-04-15 11:45 am (UTC)
sesquipedality From: sesquipedality Date: April 17th, 2011 03:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh the joys of being a baby barrister.
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