The Minister, the doctor and the plumber

Jul 09, 2011

RAY: An off-duty policeman is working as a night watchman in an office building. He's doing his rounds, and he comes to a closed door. Behind the door, he hears voices. He hears people talking and an argument seems to be taking place. The voices are raised. He hears one of them say, "No, Frank, no! Don't do it, you'll regret it."

Bang! Bang! Bang! He bursts through the door. What does he see? A dead man on the floor.

TOM: And the proverbial smoking gun.

RAY: In the room, are three living people: a minister, a doctor, and a plumber.

The night watchman walks over to the minister and says, "You're under arrest. You have the right to remain silent."

How does he know that it was the minister that pulled the trigger?
Here's the answer. Only one of them could have been named Frank, because the other two, the plumber and the doctor, were women.

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