May 2001 - Are You Married?
From Donald K. Buckman
of Fort Worth (Cantey & Hanger), this "snippet of testimony" from
the deposition of the plaintiff in a nursing home whistleblower case.
Q. Are you married?
A. More or less. Can I -
Q. I've never had that answer before.
A. I mean, the girl that I've been with, I've been with for - you know, for a long time.
Q. What would she say if I asked her if she was married? Would she say "yes" or "no" or "more or less"?
A. Yeah, yeah, we're - I say I'm married. Like, if someone, you know, asked me at a job or something, I'm married.
Q. No ceremony?
A. I meant - no, sir. That's what I meant by "more or less." I'm sorry.