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Butch the Rooster

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Came in email, another good one.  Green laugh

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Butch the Rooster

John the farmer was in the fertilized egg business.  He had several hundred young layers (hens), called "pullets" and eight or ten roosters, whose job was to fertilize the eggs.
 
The farmer kept records and any rooster that didn't perform went into the soup pot and was replaced.  That took an awful lot of his time so he bought a set of tiny bells and attached them to his roosters.  Each bell had a different tone so John could tell from a distance, which rooster was performing.  Now he could sit on the porch and fill out an efficiency report simply by listening to the bells.  The farmer's favorite rooster was old Butch, and a very fine specimen he was, too.  But on this particular morning John noticed old Butch's bell hadn't rung at all!
 
John went to investigate.  The other roosters were chasing pullets, bells-a-ringing.  The pullets, hearing the roosters coming, would run for cover.  But to Farmer John's amazement, Butch had his bell in his beak, so it couldn't ring.  He'd sneak up on a pullet, do his job and walk on to the next one.  John was so proud of Butch, he entered him in the  Boone County  Fair and Butch became an overnight sensation among the judges.
 
The result...  The judges not only awarded Butch the  No  Bell  Piece Prize  but they also awarded him the  Pulletsurprise  as well.  Clearly Butch was a politician in the making: who else but a politician could figure out how to win two of the most highly coveted awards on our planet by being the best at sneaking up on the populace and s@rew!ng them when they weren't paying attention?

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Comments

1.
JAP69Comment by JAP69 - October 22, 2009, 11:14 am
ROFLMAO
2.
konaneComment by konane - October 22, 2009, 12:14 pm
Thanks JAP! My reaction too.
3.
TigerAngelComment by TigerAngel - October 29, 2009, 12:15 am
Oh that is funnnnny! I'm trying to win the nobelly prize myself.
4.
konaneComment by konane - October 29, 2009, 4:57 pm
Thanks TigerAngel! Yes wish to win that one too!

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