Canvassing The Little Black Book
In a small town in Texas, the local madam operated an escort service. The police finally arrested her and seized her big black book in which her talent was listed. Each officer on the force was assigned a group of the names in it and told to check them out.
After a week, the Chief called a meeting to get their reports. When it became the turn of Constable Ralph to tell what he had found, he said, “I’m sorry, chief but I think I should disqualify myself. One of the ladies on whom I called is an eighty-four-year-old woman. She is so charming that I have to tell you that I have fallen in love with her.”
“Holy Moly!” exclaimed the Chief. “I’m sure surprised at you, Ralph. You’ve been a policeman almost all your life — and here you are, falling for the oldest trick in the book!”
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