Billy Joe and Jim Bob went to the fair. They came across a small crowd gathered around a stall and went over to take a look. "What's going on?" Billy Joe asked one of the crowd. "We're watching to see if some idiot can ride that bronco machine," he said nodding towards a fearsome looking machine. "No body has managed to stay on for the full three minutes yet. And there's a prize of $100 for anybody who can. "I can do that," Billy Joe said confidently. "You can't! You'll get yourself killed if you try and ride that thing," said Jim Bob. "Watch this," said Billy Joe and climbed aboard the bronco machine. The machine thrashed wildly, up and down, from side to side, around in circles but still a grim-faced Billy Joe clung to its back. After two minutes the machine was bucking almost vertically and spinning until Billy Joe was a blur. But when the three minutes were up Billy Joe was still on the machine's back acknowledging the cheers and cries from the small crowd. He dismounted, collected his winnings and rejoined Jim Bob. "Where in hell did you learn to ride a bucking bronco like that?" Jim Bob asked. "Remember three months ago," Billy Joe said. "When my wife had whooping cough...?"