Not Clever Enough

robberMagistrate (to father of a boy who had been brought into a court for the 6th time on charge of stealing): The boy of yours has been charged so many times that I am absolutely tired of seeing him here.”

Father of the boy: “I am as tired of seeing him here too, sir”

Magistrate: “Then, why don’t you teach him better? If you show him the right way he won’t be coming here.”

Father of the boy: “I have showed him the right way but the young fool’s got no brains. He always get caught”