Dicky is brought to court on charges of murdering Bob with repeated knife blows.
“Say, Dicky, how things happend.”
“You see, Judge, I stood on the steps of my house with a knife in my right hand and a stick in my left hand. And as I was like that and carving the stick, I was tempted to eat a banana. I dropped the knife and the stick, took out a banana from my pocket, I cleaned it from the peel and ate it, then I threw the peel down. I took the knife and the stick again and I contiuned to carve. And suddenly Bob appeared, he rolled on the banana peel, slipped and fell into my knife.”
“And for as many as fifteen times…”