"Time for the oaf!"
-- Anne Monroe of Charlotte
"Repeat after me: I, John Edwards, pledge upon my honor . . ."
-- Harry Singleton, Matthews
"We expect very little from you."
-- Stephen A. Meckler, Charlotte
"Sorry, but we feared you would be struck dead if we used a Bible."
-- Mark Cox, Mooresville
"Garbage in, news stories out."
-- Carolyn Hudson, Columbia, S.C.
Thank you for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
" . . . So help your girlfriend."
"We've gathered the facts in this case."
"Repeat after me: I promise to do anything to get myself acquitted."
"As a trial lawyer/politician, do you swear to tell nothing but the truth?"
"Do you swear to tell the the trash, the whole trash, and nothing but the trash?"
"On you word as a gentleman?"
"Do you promise to your own self be true?"
"Doo doo you?"
"It's not a jury of your peers. Newt Gingrich isn't on it."