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Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 15:08:03 -0500 (Est)
From: Things falling apart
Subject: BLAGUES-L: Circle Flies

Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2001 09:48:49 -0800
From: Rhett

        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

        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 ass?"  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 ass."  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

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