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Old 07 February 2013, 03:41 PM
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Icon108 Eyeball-dropping testimony leads to Philly mistrial

IN THE blink of an eye Wednesday, an aggravated-assault trial was derailed on its first day after the victim's glass eye popped out on the witness stand.

Right into his hand.

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Old 07 February 2013, 04:15 PM
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That is a graves thing to happen. I'm sure the judge will be keeping an eye on him for the next trial. I'm glad they didn't laugh though, a courtroom is no place for occularity.
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Old 07 February 2013, 05:41 PM
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You have to hand it to him. Eye would feel some sympathy too.
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Old 07 February 2013, 05:44 PM
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That's one way to socket to the man!
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Old 07 February 2013, 05:51 PM
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Gilson said Huttick was trying to break up the fight. Hurley said Huttick was a friend of the two men and came to join the attack on Brunelli.
This is why eye don't stop fights.
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Old 07 February 2013, 06:12 PM
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Yes, eye prefer to just observe from the sidelines.

It's much better to keep an eye on things than to get things on my eye.

Yeah, yeah, eye'll get it myself

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Old 07 February 2013, 06:19 PM
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I'm just not seeing the problem with letting the case carry on. I'm no pupil of the law, but nothing really pops out at me.

By the way, you should all stop with the cornea jokes. I can't imagine that was the OP's vision for this thread.
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Old 07 February 2013, 06:22 PM
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I can't imagine that was the OP's vision for this thread.
I can assure you I knew it was an article that lens itself to puns.
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Old 07 February 2013, 06:30 PM
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Yeah let's all keep the eye on the ball and focus on what's really important ear
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Old 07 February 2013, 06:34 PM
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MJ, you are really on a tear here - I definitely need to duct these puns.
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By the way, you should all stop with the cornea jokes.
We cone do whatever we want, is not your place to lash us for what we do with a thread on this sight.

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I can't imagine that was the OP's vision for this thread.
Although, he has developed a tic, maybe we hit a nerve.
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Old 07 February 2013, 07:12 PM
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Hurley said she had at least two witnesses who would have testified that Brunelli punched Huttick once in self-defense after being grabbed in a bear hug and kneed in the groin.
It could have been a been a far more surprising testes-mony.
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Old 07 February 2013, 07:24 PM
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MJ, you are really on a tear here - I definitely need to duct these puns.
He's a pupil of the greatest pun teachers around.
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Old 08 February 2013, 07:24 AM
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I am not very good at these kinds of puns, so I will turn a blind eye to them.

But I thought that this line from the article came as kind of unintended pun:

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She and the prosecutor, Assistant District Attorney Mark Gilson, don't see eye-to-eye on whether Brunelli used a weapon.
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Old 08 February 2013, 11:55 AM
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I noticed that too, but I am pretty sure the writer just could not resist at least one pun.
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A young man held his hand out through the window to check if it was raining when suddenly a glass eye fell into it. When he looked up to see where it might have come from he spotted a beautiful young woman leaning out from the window above. "Sorry", the girl said, "it just popped out. Could you be an angel, please, and come up with it?" Always a gentleman the young man went up to the girl's flat and gave her her eye back. "Why don't you come in for a drink?", the girl said and as it happened one thing led to another and it all ended with him staying overnight with the girl. Next morning while still in bed he asked "Do you do this to every man that knocks on your door?"

"No, only those who catch my eye".
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This news is so astonishing, it's not just jaw-dropping.
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