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Circle Flies

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by scooterbear, Mar 19, 2003.

  1. scooterbear

    scooterbear

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    A farmer got pulled over by a state trooper for speeding, and
    the trooper started to lecture the farmer about his speed, and
    in general began to throw his weight around to try to make the
    farmer uncomfortable.
    Finally, the trooper got around to writing out the ticket, and
    as he was doing that he kept swatting at some flies that were
    buzzing around his head. The farmer said, "Having some problems
    with circle flies there, are ya?"
    The trooper stopped writing the ticket and said--"Well yeah, if
    that's what they are--I never heard of circle flies."
    So the farmer says, "Well, circle flies are common on farms.
    See, they're called circle flies because they're almost always
    found circling around the back end of a horse."
    The trooper says, "Oh," and goes back to writing the ticket.
    Then after a minute he stops and says, "Hey...wait a minute,
    are you trying to call me a horse's a**?"
    The farmer says, "Oh no, officer. I have too much respect for
    law enforcement and police officers to even think about calling
    you a horse's a**."
    The trooper says, "Well, that's a good thing," and goes back to
    writing the ticket.
    After a long pause, the farmer says, "Hard to fool them flies,
    though."