A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from February 02, 2018
“How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?"/"Never enough.”

A lawyer joke is:

Q: How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?
A: Never enough.


The lawyer joke has been cited in print since at least 1989.


Google Groups: rec.humor
Life 5.H
Henry Cate III
8/9/93
Date: 27 Nov 89
(...)
Q:  How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?
A:  Never enough.

Google Groups: rec.humor
Wanted Lawyer Jokes
Jeannie West
1/30/95
(...)
How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?
Never enough.

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“Classic Lawyer Jokes” brought to you by “the Text Files”
Joe Martin
3/19/98
(...)
How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?
Never enough.

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How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus? Never enough.
3:58 PM - 22 May 2009

Google Books
Jokes and Targets
By Christie Davies
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press
2011
Pg. 210:
How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus?
Never enough.

Google Books
Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why
By Scott Weems
New York, NY: Basic Books
2014
Pg. 75:
How many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus? Not enough.

24 May 2014, The Daily Telegraph (London, UK), “Pity the poor barrister...” by Judith Woods, pg. 32:
Here’s an old one, although not necessarily a good one: how many lawyers does it take to stop a moving bus? Never enough.

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How many lawyers does it take
to stop a
moving bus?
Never enough.
#Joke from #LawyerJokes in #Jokes, #Humor and #Satire
3:43 PM - 3 Feb 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Friday, February 02, 2018 • Permalink