“I’m Mrs. O’Leary’s cow”, the visibly frustrated bovine told the constable.
“What’s your name?” the policeman asked.
“She didn’t name us”, the cow explained. “I’m innocent,” she went on. The real culprit is Daniel ‘Pegleg’ Sullivan. If you’re around in a hundred years to read the history books of that era, you’ll find out that nobody trusts an Irishman these days, so I just wanted to get the record straight for posterity.”
“Let me get this straight”, the policeman said. “According to you, no one trusts an Irishman, but people can be counted on to believe a cow?”
The controversy over Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow
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