Sunday, August 28, 2005

Interesting Tennessee bar journal article

Last week, I came across a 1990 article from the Tennessee Bar Journal, which began:

"Did you know:

• A goose is not an animal, but a jackass is a horse, according to the Tennessee Supreme Court

• An elephant was once hanged in Tennessee for killing its trainer

• By law, the robin is a song bird -- it was once a game bird in Tennessee

• It's against the law to carry a deer inside your car in this state

• One of Tennessee's largest hospital malpractice verdicts involved a patient bitten by a spider"

The elephant I knew about, from the Book of Lists #3.

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