Need some comic relief? Take a lighter look at litigation with… This compilation of transcript excerpts will leave you dizzy with laughter! With a foreword by Richard Lederer, NCRA’s newest humor publication is flying off the shelves! As a court reporter, you probably have your own file full of examples of how the English language is mangled, manhandled, and misinterpreted by the folks you report. Now, we’ve compiled the best examples sent in by court reporters around the nation. Something New on the Menu Q. Do you serve the fruits and salads or do you only prepare them? A. Well, since most of these fruits are canned, we have to open the cans and then prepare them in small little cups for each individual. Q. Do you actually serve the children after you take them out of the cans? Concentrate Q. Now, Mrs. Marsh, your complaint alleges that you have problems with concentration since the accident. Does that condition continue today? A. No, not really. I take a stool softener now.