Here’s what appears to be a true story from an Australian court case:
A lady about 8 months pregnant got on a bus. She noticed the man opposite her was smiling at her. She immediately moved to another seat.
This time the man’s smile turned into a grin, so she moved again. The man seemed even more amused.
When on the fourth move, the man burst out laughing, the woman complained to the bus driver and he had the man arrested.
The case came up to court. The judge asked the man, aged approximately 20 years old, what he had to say for himself, and the man replied,
“Well your Honor, it was like this:
When the lady got on the bus, I couldn’t help but notice her condition. She sat down under a sign that said, ‘The Double Mint Twins are coming’, so I grinned.
Then she moved and sat under a sign that said, ‘Logan’s Liniment will reduce the swelling,’ and I had to smile.
Then she placed herself under a deodorant sign that said, ‘William’s Big Stick Did the Trick,’ and I could hardly contain myself.
But, your Honor, when she moved the fourth time and sat under a sign that said, ‘Goodyear Rubber could have prevented this accident!’ I just lost it.”