A cowboy in Montana
got pulled over by a State Trooper for speeding. The trooper
lecture the cowboy about his speeding, and in general began to throw
weight around to try to make the cowboy feel uncomfortable.
the trooper got around to writing out the ticket.
As he was doing that, he kept swatting at some flies that were buzzing
his head. The cowboy said, "Having some problem 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 cowboy says, "Well, circle flies are common on ranches.
they're called circle flies because they're almost always found
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, "Are you trying to
call me a horse's rear end?"
The cowboy says, "Oh no,
trooper. I have too much respect for law
enforcement and police officers to even think about calling you a
The trooper says, "Well
that's a good thing," and goes back to
writing the ticket.
After a long pause, the
cowboy says, "Hard to fool them flies
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