Tuesday Essay: Mystery File

By Megan Robb

The real questions are: What the hell is this and why is it buried in my Word files?

  1. How did stars like Jim Carrey and Eddie Murphy start their careers?
    1. By acting in movies
    2. By doing stand-up comedy
    3. By going to traffic court
  1. Why was New York City’s traffic court set up in the 1970s?
    1. To help the city’s criminal courts
    2. To entertain with comedy
    3. To provide free shows
  1. How many cases do judges hear each day?
    1. 50 to 100
    2. 1.3 million
    3. 10
 Answers: After doing a little research, I’ve come to the conclusion that this is about the defensive driving/improv groups that apparently exist but I’ve never been fortunate enough to attend. It also appears to be a reading comprehension quiz. And based on the idiocy of question #3, I’m pretty sure I wrote this. The rest is still a mystery.

Contributing writer Megan Robb is a writer, consultant and editor living in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her articles can be found at divot.com, wordhusterink.com, and cracked.com, as well as her personal website, megan-robb-writer.webs.com