"A few made it to the funeral but were ushered away to be questioned about a crime they might have possibly been involved in. Turns out, after a few hours of questioning, that they were not involved and they were allowed to go on about their business."
That is funny. I can imagine the conversation.
"Well, boys seems like ya'll weren't involved. Ya'll free to go. Too bad you drove all this way fer nuthin' missin' the funeral and all. All the way from Kansas you say? Woo doggie- all that way with the price of gas as it is. Just a damn shame. Make sure ya'll stop by a local market and git sum boil peanuts. Come on back anytime ya hear?
What its prominence suggest, and what all science confirms is that the dog is a creature of the nose- A. Horowitz.