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Half-wit

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by okie, Jul 8, 2003.

  1. okie

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    A man owned a small farm in South Georgia. The Wage and Hour
    Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his help
    and sent an agent to interview him. "You just give me a list of
    your employees and tell me how much you pay them."

    "All right," said the farmer. "I have a hired man. Been with me
    for three years. I pay him $600 a week, plus room and board. I
    have a cook. She's been here six months. She gets $500 a week plus room and board."

    "Anybody else?" asked the agent as he scribbled on a note pad.
    "Yeah," the farmer said. "There's a half-wit here. Works about
    eighteen hours a day. I pay him ten dollars a week and give him
    chewing tobacco."

    "Aha!" the agent roared. "I want to talk to that half-wit!"

    "You're talkin' to him now," said the farmer.