“If you find a boat in your living room, can you keep it?” my cousin the lawyer asked.
“If you found a car in your living room, could you keep it?” I asked back.
“I see,” she said. “It’s like the sign on the golf course: Please don’t pick up lost balls until they have stopped rolling.”
Good rule of thumb for boats and golf balls.
Copyright © 2009 Alice Melott
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