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Magistrate Jails Australian For Calling Him ‘Mate’

TO QUEENSLAND, Australia, where he Magistrate Matthew McLaughlin has jailed Thomas John Collins for calling him “mate“.

Magistrate McLaughlin did not like being called mat and ordered Collins to call him “sir or your honour’‘. This provided Collins with something of an open goal and he replied: “Okay mate.”

So, she was despatched to the cells to have it sink in that the JP is not his mate.

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Posted: 3rd, November 2010 | In: Strange But True | Comment