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You Need Dos Personas

A state trooper watching traffic on the freeway running through Fife, Wash., noticed something odd about the passenger in a car driving in the carpool lane. He pulled it over and sure enough, the “passenger” was a cardboard cutout of “The Most Interesting Man in the World” — the spokesman for Dos Equis beer. The unnamed driver was given a $124 ticket. The Washington State Patrol reported the incident on Twitter, with the tweet: “I don’t always violate the HOV lane law ... but when I do, I get a $124 ticket.” The cutout figure wasn’t confiscated, perhaps because the driver said, “He’s my best friend.” (RC/KOMO Seattle) ...The sad part: that’s probably true.
Original Publication Date: 29 March 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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