When a visitor to a small town in Georgia
came upon a wild dog
attacking a young boy, he quickly grabbed the
animal and throttled it with
his two hands.
A reporter saw the
incident, congratulated the man and told him the
following day would read, "Valiant Local Man Saves Child by
The hero told the journalist that he wasn't from
"Well, then," the reporter said, "the headline will
'Georgia Man Saves Child by Killing
"Actually," the man said, "I'm from Connecticut."
"In that case,"
the reporter said in a huff, "the headline should
Kills Family Pet'."