A dialog between an amish woman driving a horse-drawn cart and the police

An Amish woman was driving her horse and buggy into town with her young son when she was stopped by a highway patrolman.

“I’m not going to give you a ticket,” the officer said, “I just wanted to warn you that the reflector on the back of your car is broken and could be dangerous.”

“Thank you,” said the Amish woman, “I will have my husband fix it as soon as I get home.”

“Also,” said the officer, “I noticed that one of your horse’s reins is tied around the horse’s testicles. Some might consider that ‘cruelty to animals,’ so you’d better have your husband check that out, too.”

“Thank you again,” said the Amish woman, “I will have my husband look into that when I get home.”

When the Amish woman returned home, she told her husband about the broken reflector, and he said he would fix it right away.

“Also,” the Amish woman said, “the police officer said there was something wrong with our emergency brake.