Posted by TerryS (220.127.116.11) on October 18, 2000 at 00:36:37:
> > A farmer got pulled over by a police officer for illegal
> > lane change,
> > and the cop 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 officer 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 officer stopped writing the ticket and said--"Well yeah,
> > if that's
> > what they are. But I've 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 rear end of a horse."
> > The policeman 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 ass?"
> > The farmer says, "Oh no, officer. I have too much respect
> > for police
> > officers to even think about calling you a horse's ass."
> > The officer 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."
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