Think Like a Lawyer
One day in Contract Law class, Professor Jepson asked one of his better
students, "Now if you were to give someone an orange, how would you go
The student replied, "Here's an orange."
The professor was livid.
"No! No! Think like a lawyer!" the Professor instructed.
The student then recited, "Okay, I'd tell him, 'I hereby give and convey
to you all and singular, my estate and interests, rights, claim, title,
claim and advantages of and in, said orange, together with all its rind,
juice, pulp, and seeds, and all rights and advantages with full power to
bite, cut, freeze and otherwise eat, the same, or give the same away with
and without the pulp, juice, rind and seeds, anything herein before or
hereinafter or in any deed, or deeds, instruments of whatever nature or
kind whatsoever to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding...'"