A man goes to a party and has too much to drink. His friends >>> plead with him to let them take him home. He says NO -- he only lives a >>> mile away. >>> > About five blocks from the party, the police pull him over. They >>> check his license and ask him to get out of the car and walk the line. >>> Just as he starts, the police radio blares out a notice of a robbery >>> taking place in a house around the block. The police tell the party >>> animal to stay put, they'll be right back and they run around the corner >>> to the robbery. The guy waits and waits and finally decides to drive >>> home. >>> > When he gets there, he tells his wife he is going to bed, and to >>> tell anyone who might come looking for him that he has the flu and has >>> been in bed all day. >>> > A few hours later the police knock on the door. They ask if Mr. >>> Smith is there and his wife says yes. They ask to see him and she >>> replies that he is in bed with the flu and has been there all day. >>> > The police still have his driver's license. They ask to see his car >>> and she asks why. They insist on seeing his car, so she takes them to >>> the garage. She opens the door. There sitting in the garage is the >>> police car, with all its lights still flashing. >>> > >>> > True story; told by the driver at his first AA meeting.