‘I fell off my bike.’

‘Were you drunk?’

‘I must have been, otherwise I would not have fallen off my bike’.

This was the exchange at Watford Magistrates Court on Tuesday, when WHF, 31, of Judge Street, Watford, was fined 5s. for being drunk and incapable at Bushey on Friday.

[From the Watford Observer of May 30, 1952]

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