Do you know those moments of intense silence when it feels like you could cut the tension with a knife? We’ve all experienced that before in different settings, and it sounds like that’s what happened in this courtroom – until someone unintentionally broke the silence with a loud sneeze.
In this case, it sounds like this sneeze was exactly what they needed to break the ice. It was so loud and unexpected that it made everyone burst into laughter – including the judge – and probably made them feel just a tad more comfortable. It gave them a moment of much-needed relief as everyone was anxiously waiting for the verdict.