Driving back from the pub (G)
An Irishman who'd had a bit too much to drink was driving home from the city one night. His car was weaving all over the road, and a cop pulled him over.
"So," said the cop, "where have ya been?"
"Why, I've been to the pub of course," slured the drunk.
"Looks like you've had quite a few this evening?"
"I did all right," the drunk said with a smile.
"Did you know," said the cop, standing straight and folding his arms across his chest, "that a few intersections back, your wife fell out of your car?"
"Oh, thank heavens," sighed the drunk. "For a minute there, I thought I'd gone deaf."
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