"Sometimes I work for peanuts."
-- Charles M. Viser of Charlotte
"Salmonella scare? No; I just told him my hourly rate."
-- Ross Rogers, Hickory
"This trial will be over in a Jif!"
-- Douglas R. Cox, Albemarle
"My client is sick of the spreading smears against his good name."
-- Keith Griffith, China Grove, NC
"I've represented every nut in Charlotte!"
-- from many, many readers
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Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"I don't work for peanuts." -- got about a hundred of these
"The guilt of this legume you cannot assume."
"My client deserves an extra chunky defense."
"Unfortunately for Mr. Peanut, his retirement plan was spread too thin."
"Of course he's upset your honor. He was a-salted!"
"I love a client who can shell out the bucks."
"I'm simply defending his contractual right to executive compensation. You don't expect him to work for peanuts, do you?"
"My client wants a divorce. Mrs. Peanut is having an affair with Sal Monella."
"I've represented a lot of nuts, but this is the real Diehl."
"Do you think United Way employees should work for peanuts?"
"My client is an innocent victim of peanut envy".
"No its not tears, its an allergy."
"So what if he is seen in a lot of bars?"
Please join us again Monday, Feb. 2, for a new cartoon caption challenge.