A police officer in a small town stopped a motorist
who was speeding down Main Street.
"But officer!" the man began, "I don't have time for
this right now!"
"Just be quiet," snapped the officer. "I'm going to
let you cool your heels in jail until the chief gets
"But officer," replied the motorist. "I just wanted
"And I said to keep quiet! You're going to jail!",
barked the officer.
A few hours later, the officer looked in on his prisoner
and said, "Lucky for you that the chief is at his daughter's wedding. He'll be in a good mood when he gets back."
"Don't count on it," answered the fellow in the cell.
"I'm the bridegroom."