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Speedy Juggler

A Pennsylvania State Trooper pulled a car over on I-80 about 2 miles east of the I-79N exit.  When the trooper asked the driver why he was speeding, the driver said he was a juggler and was on his way to do a show at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie.  He didn’t want to be late.

The trooper told the driver he was fascinated by juggling and said if the driver would do a little juggling for him then he wouldn’t give him a ticket.  He told the trooper he had sent his equipment ahead and didn’t have anything to juggle.  The trooper said he had some flares in the trunk and asked if he could juggle them.

PA Patrol Car

The juggler said he could, so the trooper got 5 flares, lit them and handed them to the juggler.  While he was juggling, a car pulled up behind the patrol car.  A drunken good old boy traveling from Somerset County got out, watched the performance, then went over to the patrol car, opened the rear door and got in.

The trooper observed him and went over to his patrol car, opened the door and asked the drunk what he thought he was doing.  The drunk replied, "You might as well take my ass to jail, cause there ain’t no way in hell I can pass that test."

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