High Court Hang-Ups

High court hang-ups:

Counsel: Now, Mr Chrysler ñ for let us assume that that is your name ñ you are accused of purloining in excess of 40,000 hotel coat hangers.
Chrysler: I am.
Counsel: Can you explain how this came about?
Chrysler: Yes. I had 40,000 coats which I needed to hang up.
Counsel: Is that true?
Chrysler: No.