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The reason my grandfather wouldn’t pay his parking ticket

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My grandfather got a speeding ticket. That sentence isn’t particularly funny, but the way my mother tells the story of why he got the ticket amused me. When he was pulled over for speeding on the highway, the cop asked him, “Why were you going so fast?” And my grandfather (according to my mother) said with…