No touchy feely at the Bar

“I feel that the Apple Watch is going to take off, you know,” said PupilFodder.
“Young lady,” said HeadofChambers sternly, “psychologists feel, not barristers.”
She looked flustered and started to correct herself with: “Oh, sorry, I believe that…”
“Believe? Believe?” said HeadofChambers, his voice rising. “Only priests believe my dear. Barristers are not paid to do either feelings or beliefs. They are instead paid to give their esteemed opinions.”
“Oh.”
“So from now on, no feelings, no beliefs. Got it?”
Er, right…

July 28, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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