A dog ran into a butcher shop and grabbed a roast off the counter. Fortunately, the butcher recognized
the dog as belonging to a neighbor of his. The neighbor happened to be a lawyer.
Incensed at the theft, the butcher called up his neighbor and said, “Hey, if your dog stole a roast from my
butcher shop, would you be liable for the cost of the meat?”
The lawyer replied, “Of course, how much was the roast?”
“$7.98.” said the butcher.
A few days later the butcher received a check in the mail for $7.98. Attached to it was an invoice that
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