September 1998 - Peanuts Are A Different Deal
From Robert N. Nebb
of Lubbock (Robert practices with Michael H. Carper
), this excerpt from a deposition taken in a case pending before U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings
in which the complaint alleged that the construction of a natural gas
pipeline caused damage to the plaintiff's cotton and bean crops. The
witness is a "crop consultant" expert hired by the plaintiff's
Q. And is there - just like with cotton, is there a faster growing variety of peanuts?
Yeah, but I don't know if they replanted their peanuts. I don't know, I
can't recall. They did hire me to check their - you know, to consult on
their peanuts. Peanuts are a different deal
Q. How so? How are they different?
A. Well, you wear cotton. You eat peanuts
adds: "Following this answer, the room erupted in laughter for a number
of minutes, after which all attorneys suggested the Q&A be
excerpted for et cetera